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By Ronald M. James,Robert E. Stewart

ISBN-10: 0874178851

ISBN-13: 9780874178852

ISBN-10: 1943859019

ISBN-13: 9781943859016

When brothers Ethan and Hosea Grosh left Pennsylvania in 1849, they joined throngs of guys from world wide cause on discovering a fortune within the California Gold Rush. Their look for wealth took them from San Francisco into the gold nation after which over the Sierra into Nevada’s Gold Canyon, the place they placer-mined for gold and stumbled on a deposit of silver. The letters they despatched again to their kin supply vibrant commentaries at the turbulent western frontier, the varied society of the Gold Rush camps, and the heartbreaking exertions and frustration of mining. Their full of life descriptions of Gold Canyon supply one of many earliest money owed of lifestyles in what might quickly develop into the fabulously prosperous Comstock Mining District.

The Groshes’ letters are wealthy in colour and critical ancient info. Generously annotated and with an creation that gives a context for the brothers’ profession and the environment within which they attempted to make their fortune, those records powerfully depict the usually harsh realities of Gold Rush lifestyles and society.

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