Title:Warren Sadler journal, reminiscences and miscellaneous papers, 1849-1867
Creator/Contributor:Sadler, Warren., creator
Journal of Lockport, N.Y. gold prospector (Sept. 1849 - Sept. 1850) with comments on Sacramento (merchants, "water lots,"
and flood of Jan. 1850); mining camp life in Placer, Nevada, El Dorado and Sutter counties; travels in the state; encounters
with Indians and Negroes; prices and wages, etc. Departure for home from San Francisco (Sept. 25, 1850) via Panama and Cuba.
(3 v.,  p.). The reminiscences (part of which are based on the journals) cover mining experiences, etc. including adventures
restoring a kidnapped child to her parents, and continue with the voyage via Cuba and Panama; sailing with smugglers in the
West Indies; shipwreck off Columbia [?] and overland journey through Columbia to Peru; voyage from Callao, Peru to Humboldt
Bay [1854?]; overland to Sierra diggings and El Dorado Co.
(Cont.) travels and prospecting through the Southwest and in California; voyage from San Francisco to New York via Panama
and return trip (1859?); voyage from San Francisco to Victoria and prospecting on the Fraser River and in the Pacific Northwest
(1860-63); mining again in California, (1863-65?); and voyage from San Francisco to New York via Panama (1866 or 1867?) (379
l.) Another shorter, incomplete version of the reminiscences also included. Miscellaneous papers: bill of sale for mining
claim (Aug. 15, 1863) and New York marriage certificate (Aug. 17, 1867)
Subject:Gold mines and mining -- California
Indians of North America -- California
African Americans -- California
Voyages and travels
Children -- California
Gold mines and mining -- British Columbia
California -- Description and travel
Sacramento (Calif.) -- Description and travel
Panama -- Description and travel
British Columbia -- Description and travel
Also available on microfilm with call number BANC FILM 3049.
1 microfilm reel : negative (BNEG Box 3249, 508 frames) and positive.
BANC FILM 3049
BANC MSS C-F 73 box1