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Diary of a journey from Missouri to California in 1849

Bennett C. Clark

Diary of a journey from Missouri to California in 1849

by Bennett C. Clark

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Published in [Columbia, Mo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific.

  • Edition Notes

    Statemented. by Ralph P. Bieber.
    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 110, no. 1202.
    ContributionsBieber, Ralph P. 1894-
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination43 p.
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15434517M

    Typed transcripts, indexes, and genealogical notes compose the J. W. Chatham Diary, , documenting Chatham’s trip from Cambridge, South Carolia, to California in search of gold. Chronicling his journey from February 27 to Aug , the narrative describes the landscape and towns along his route through St. Louis, Missouri; Santa Fe. The real story of the California gold rush pioneers prospecting for gold in the early days of California History: panning and slucing for gold in Dec. 3rd, Diary of a 49er, Part VII: Dec. 27th, Diary of a 49er, Part VIII: February 2nd, Diary of a 49er, Part IX: February 20th, Diary of a 49er.

    In all that long journey no steps ever seemed so heavy, so hard to take, as those with which I turned my back to the sun that afternoon of October 4, ” Most overland emigrants on the California Trail kept to the tried and true Carson and Truckee routes, but every rumor of a faster, easier way found an ear anxious to believe. California Gold Rush Chronology - California Gold Rush Chronology - California Gold Rush Chronology - California Gold Rush Chronology - California Gold Rush Chronology - California Gold Rush Chronology - An Eyewitness to the Gold Discovery.

    Written by Israel Hale, who travelled with his son Titus Hale, this daily diary chronicles the challenges and hardship of an overland journey by wagon train from St. Joseph, Missouri to Sacramento that took from May 5, to October. As It Was in '49 - An Account of an Overland Journey California as I Saw It - First Person Narratives, David Campbell's Account of Travels West in The Diary and Letters of James M. Burr, Diary of Azariah Smith - Present on the day of the Gold Discovery at Sutters Mill Diary of Patrick Breen - Donner Party Member.


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Diary of a journey from Missouri to California in 1849 by Bennett C. Clark Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Diary of a journey from Missouri to California in [Bennett Champ Clark; Ralph P Bieber] -- "The diary was brought to the attention of the editor by Mrs. Hopkins, of Lexington, Missouri, the granddraughter of Bennett C. Clark," author of the diaryPage 3.

Get this from a library. Diary of a journey from Missouri to California in [Bennett C Clark; Ralph P Bieber]. Franklin Starr – Diary of a Journey to California in In addition to research articles, the journal regularly includes book reviews, letters to the editor, and a page of diary quotes from original trail diaries.

The journal began publication inand here you have access to all 30+ years of content. The following abbreviations are used in the bibliography: AUSC Archives, University of Santa Clara, Santa Clara, Calif.

BL Bentley Library BRBL Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, Conn. CHS California Historical Society, San Francisco, CA CSmH Henry E. Huntington Library, San Marino, Calif. CU-BANC Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Lord Israel Shipman Pelton A Doctor's Gold Rush Journey to California Loveland Cyrus C. California Trail Herd: The Missouri‐to‐California Journal of Cyrus C.

Loveland May Richard M. A Sketch of a Migrating Family to California in This travel journal documents a journey from the Missouri River to California during the time of the California Gold Rush.

The trek began on Apnear Fort Leavenworth on the Missouri River, and ends on Octoat Georgetown, California, on the edge of what is now the Eldorado National Forest, north of Sacramento. In his book, Two Years Before the Mast, he claimed that people living in California were lazy.

He wrote: "In the hands of an enterprising people, what a country this might be!" The overland journey from the Mid-West to Oregon and California meant a six month trip across 2, miles of difficult country.

It was also an expensive enterprise. Overland in diaries and letters of the California-Oregon Trail User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

These volumes collect the letters and diaries of pioneers who crossed the American wilderness in andsuch as members of the ill-fated Donner party. Hemy F. Dobyns, ed. Hepah California.

The Journal of Cave Johnson Couts from Monterey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico to Los Angeles, California During the Years (Tucson: Arizona Pioneers' Historical Society, ), pp. George M. Ellis, ed. Gold Rush Trails to San Diego and Los Angeles in Left Milwaukee at 1 o'clock for California with 6 wagons and 16 men.

Cold day. Roads very bad. Went 19 miles. Ap Saturday, Second Day Very cold morning. All well. Broke kink bolt on William's Buggy. Went to Darien. Traveled 33 miles. Put up for the night. April 14th, Third Day, Sunday We lay over today. It is a fair morning. Not too cold. Lott, Judge Charles F: As It Was in '49 An account of the journey in from the Missouri River to the Sacramento Valley.

Loveland, Cyrus C: California Trail Herd: The Missouri-to-California Journal of Cyrus C. Loveland. Below are newspaper reports of the experiences of neighbors of Henderson Co., Illinois who went to California on two wagon trains from Oquawka, Illinois during the Gold Rush.

Included are entries from a “journal” kept by a reporter for the Oquawka Spectator newspaper who traveled with one of the wagon trains, which apparently both. Englishman William Redmond Kelly () visited California in andand his account of that trip was widely read.

An excursion to California () is the two-volume account of Kelly's trip to the American West. The first volume takes him from England to California, January-July   *** NEW free study guide written by the author: *** A diary account of year-old Susanna Fairchild's life inwhen her father succumbs to gold fever on the way to establish his medical practice in Oregon after losing his wife and money on their steamship journey from New York.

Includes an historical s: Title: Howell, Elijah Preston, Diary,(C) Author: Richmond, Heather D. Subject: The collection contains a diary, May 6-Septemof a journey across the plains from Athens, Gentry County, MO, to the Sacramento Valley during the California gold rush. Kimball Webster (), a New Hampshire farmer, began his overland journey to California in Apriland remained in California and Oregon until The gold seekers of '49 () uses Webster's diary as the basis for the account of his trip to California via a wagon train from Independence, Missouri, and his first weeks in the Sacramento Valley.

A year-old girl describes a great American adventure, crossing the Plains by wagon on a mile journey west. ( mins) Inthe Hester family from Indiana embarked on an epic journey. Dear America is a series of historical fiction novels for older girls published by Scholastic in The series was cancelled in with its final release, Hear My r, it was relaunched in the fall of Each book is written in the form of a diary of a young woman's life during important events or time periods in American history.

Journal of Overland Journey to California. Ma - January 7, Blackman's Traveling Chest and Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Blackman. Blackman's detailed account of his journey to California, his life in the diggings, and his return to New York by ship, via the Isthmus route, is accompanied by the traveling chest in which it was.

A Journey to California – John Bidwell, In addition to research articles, the journal regularly includes book reviews, letters to the editor, and a page of diary quotes from original trail diaries.

The journal began publication inand here you have access to all 30+ years of content. From towagon trains headed to Oregon and California left from Independence Town Square and followed the Santa Fe Trail into Kansas.

However, sandbars building up at the steamboat landing and a cholera epidemic in prompted emigrants to bypass Independence for Westport.The web pages for California Bound were initially the work of John Ireland. From tohe has been posting these invaluable lists for researchers.

Inhe asked SFgenealogy to take them over, and we were thrilled to do so.The collection includes a diary containing Lincoln's narrative of his overland journey to California inas well as a few reminiscences of the years It is accompanied by a transcript.

Researchers must use a preservation photocopy of the diary or the transcript, as the original is .