Title:Charles W. Bush letters, 1849-1850
Creator/Contributor:Bush, Charles W., creator
Three, written enroute, describe the overland journey to California, commenting on Indians, buffalo hunting, etc. Two written
from California (near Sacramento and from the middle fork of the Feather River) comment on the difficulty of the journey from
Salt Lake, especially trouble with the Mormons and Indians; experiences mining; cost of provisions; Indians in the area, etc.
Overland journeys to the Pacific
Gold mines and mining -- California
Indians of North America -- California
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel
5 letters (1 portfolio).
BANC MSS 76/71 c