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Pocket memoranda of voyage round Cape Horn and in the gold mines, 1853.
BANC MSS 86/23 c
Collection Overview

Title:

Pocket memoranda of voyage round Cape Horn and in the gold mines, 1853

Creator/Contributor:

Swett, John, 1830-1913, creator

Abstract:

Calendar book recording daily activities sailing from Boston to San Francisco and working in the gold fields near Marysville. Bulk of entries relate to mining.

Date:

1853 (issued)

Subject:

Voyages to the Pacific coast -- Personal narratives
Gold miners -- California -- Biography
Gold mines and mining -- California

Note:

Swett later went into education in San Francisco, and became City Superintendent of Schools in 1889.

Type:

Autobiographies.
Diaries.

Physical Description:

1 v.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 86/23 c

Origin:

United States