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El Campo de los Sonoraenses or Three Years Residence in California, 1849-1852.
BANC MSS C-D 5179LOCAL
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Title:

El Campo de los Sonoraenses or Three Years Residence in California, 1849-1852

Creator/Contributor:

Perkins, William, 1827-1893, creator

Abstract:

Account of journey from New Orleans via Mexico to California; descriptions of San Francisco and of fires there; experiences mining around Sonora; Indians, Mexicans, French and Chinese in California; crime and criminals and formation of Vigilance Committees; gamblers and gambling; a brief history of the discovery of gold in California; anecdotes concerning bears. The diary ends with return to New Orleans via Panama.
Three drawings tipped in. Indexed.

Date:

1849 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca -- ncpn--- -- n-mx---
Overland journeys to the Pacific
Crime and criminals -- California
Gold mines and mining -- California
Mexicans -- California
Chinese -- California
French -- California
Indians of Mexico
Indians
Fires -- California -- San Francisco
Vigilance committees -- California
Bears
Gambling -- California
Voyages par terre jusqu'au Pacifique
Mexicains -- Californie
Chinois -- Californie
Fran├žais -- Californie
Peuples autochtones -- Mexique
Peuples autochtones
Incendies -- Californie -- San Francisco
Ours
Jeux de hasard -- Californie
Ursidae (family)
Bears
Chinese
Fires
French
Gambling
Gold mines and mining
Indians
Indians of Mexico
Mexicans
Overland journeys to the Pacific
Travel
Vigilance committees
Sonora (Calif.)
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Description and travel
Panama
Mexico -- Description and travel
Mexique -- Descriptions et voyages
California
California -- San Francisco
California -- Sonora
Mexico
Panama

Note:

RESTRICTED ORIGINAL. USE MICROFILM COPY ONLY. Use of original only by permission of the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
Also available on microfilm.
Paper copy (from microfilm) of this item is available as C-D 5179 Phot.
Preferred citation: El Campo de los Sonoraenses or Three Years Residence in California, 1849-1852, BANC MSS C-D 5179, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
In Spanish.

Type:

Autobiographies.
Diaries.
Sketches.

Physical Description:

print
[11] pages, 274 leaves ; 30 cm
1 microfilm reel : negative (Rich. 538:10) and positive

Language:

Spanish

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-D 5179LOCAL

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

RESTRICTED ORIGINAL. USE MICROFILM COPY ONLY. Use of original only by permission of the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.