Book/Printed Material The adventures of a forty-niner : An historic description of California, with events and ideas of San Francisco and its people in those early days Days of the forty-niners

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Title
The adventures of a forty-niner : An historic description of California, with events and ideas of San Francisco and its people in those early days
Other Title
Days of the forty-niners
Summary
An Albany, New York, physician, Daniel Knower (b. ca. 1818) sailed for California in 1849 with twelve prefabricated frame houses for the San Francisco market. The adventures of a forty-niner (1894) describes Knower's business and real estate speculations in San Francisco as well as an extended visit to a mining camp near Coloma and the life of prospectors there.
Contributor Names
Knower, Daniel.
Created / Published
Albany : Weed-Parsons printing co., 1894.
Subject Headings
-  California--Gold discoveries
-  California--Description and travel
-  San Francisco (Calif.)--History--19th century
-  Urbanization--California
-  Real estate development--California
-  Business--California
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  LAC ecr 2019-06-06 update (1 card)
Medium
200 p. : plates, ports., facsim. ; 19 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F865 .K7
F865 .K7 Copy 2 Copy 2. Inscription: To C.C. Kromer from Livingston Deyo. Bookplate of Paul Steinbrecher. Purchase, Oct. 22,1991 (DLC #0209150)
Library of Congress Control Number
rc01000801
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English
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An Albany, New York, physician, Daniel Knower (b. ca. 1818) sailed for California in 1849 with twelve prefabricated frame houses for the San Francisco market. The adventures of a forty-niner (1894) describes Knower's business and real estate speculations in San Francisco as well as an extended visit to a mining camp near Coloma and the life of prospectors there.
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"California as I Saw It:" First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900.

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Chicago citation style:

Knower, Daniel. The adventures of a forty-niner: An historic description of California, with events and ideas of San Francisco and its people in those early days. Albany: Weed-Parsons printing co, 1894. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/rc01000801/.

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Knower, D. (1894) The adventures of a forty-niner: An historic description of California, with events and ideas of San Francisco and its people in those early days. Albany: Weed-Parsons printing co. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/rc01000801/.

MLA citation style:

Knower, Daniel. The adventures of a forty-niner: An historic description of California, with events and ideas of San Francisco and its people in those early days. Albany: Weed-Parsons printing co, 1894. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/rc01000801/>.