From Mexican Days to the Gold Rush: Memoirs of James Wilson Marshall and Edward Gould Buffum Who Grew Up With California

By: Marshall, James W.

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Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion on cover, t.e.g. Illustrated with two maps and 38 B&W illustrations. This volume includes "The Life & Adventures of James W. Marshall" by Geo. F. Parsons (1870), and "Six Months in the Gold Mines" by Edward Buffum (1850). James Marshall came to California in 1845 and participated in the Bear Flag Revolt which drove the Mexican appointed government from California and established the California Republic. In January of 1848 Marshall made his historic gold discovery which changed his life and thousands of others. Edward Buffum came to California in 1847 as part of the New York Volunteers to conduct war with Mexico. Less than a year later the regiment was disbanded and Buffum like many others headed for the gold fields. After his failed attempts to strike it rich he retired to San Francisco and resumed his journalistic career.. This volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean. AS NEW. . The Lakeside Classics Series. Vol. 91. Maps and Drawings. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 389 pp

Title: From Mexican Days to the Gold Rush: Memoirs of James Wilson Marshall and Edward Gould Buffum Who Grew Up With California

Author Name: Marshall, James W.

Categories: Travel & Adventure, Biography & Memoir, History,

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press: 1993

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID: 2504

Keywords: American History CALIFORNIA Gold rush