California Called Them: A Saga Of Golden Days And Roaring Camps Robert OBrien

ISBN: 9781406756678

Published: by the McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc. Printed in the United States of America TO HARRY B. OBRIEN Acknowledgment MUCH OF THE MATERIAL I have used was gathered primarily for Rip tides, the column which I write for the San Francisco Chronicle, and I am more indebted than I can say to George T. Cameron and Paul C. Smith, publisher and editor, respectively, of the Chronicle, for permission to draw freely and fully upon that material. I also owe special thanks to the California Historical Society for per mission to quote from James Clyman, American Frontiersman, edited

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California Called Them: A Saga Of Golden Days And Roaring Camps by Robert OBrien
by the McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc. Printed in the United States of America TO HARRY B. OBRIEN Acknowledgment MUCH OF THE MATERIAL I have used was gathered primarily for Rip tides, the column which I write for the San Francisco Chronicle, and I am more indebted than I can say to George T. Cameron and Paul C. Smith, publisher and editor, respectively, of the Chronicle, for permission to draw freely and fully upon that material. I also owe special thanks to the California Historical Society for per mission to quote from James Clyman, American Frontiersman, edited | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 272 pages | ISBN: 9781406756678 | 3.69 Mb

Text extracted from opening pages of book: California Called Them A SAGA OF GOLDEN DAYS AND ROARING CAMPS BY ROBERT OBRIEN ILLUSTRATED BY ANTONIO SOTOMAYOR McGRAW-HILL BOOK COMPANY, INC, NEW YORK LONDON TORONTO CALIFORNIA CALLED THEM Copyright,MoreText extracted from opening pages of book: California Called Them A SAGA OF GOLDEN DAYS AND ROARING CAMPS BY ROBERT OBRIEN ILLUSTRATED BY ANTONIO SOTOMAYOR McGRAW-HILL BOOK COMPANY, INC, NEW YORK LONDON TORONTO CALIFORNIA CALLED THEM Copyright, 1951, by Robert OBrien.

All rights in this book are reserved. It may not be used for dramatic, motion-, or talking picture purposes without written authorization from the holder of these rights. Nor may the book or parts thereof be reproduced in any manner whatsoever without permission in writing, except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles and reviews.

For information, address the McGraw-Hill Book Com pany, Inc., Trade Department, 330 West 42d Street, New York 18, New York. Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 51-12557 Published by the McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc. Printed in the United States of America TO HARRY B. OBRIEN Acknowledgment MUCH OF THE MATERIAL I have used was gathered primarily for Rip tides, the column which I write for the San Francisco Chronicle, and I am more indebted than I can say to George T.

Cameron and Paul C. Smith, publisher and editor, respectively, of the Chronicle, for permission to draw freely and fully upon that material. I also owe special thanks to the California Historical Society for per mission to quote from James Clyman, American Frontiersman, edited by Charles L. Camp- to the University of California Press for permission to quote from Expedition on the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers in 1817 Diary of Fray Narciso Duran ( as it appeared in Publications of the Academy of Pacific Coast History, Vol. 2, No. 5)- to the Oregon His torical Society for permission to quote from thePeter Sfyene Ogden Jour nals, as edited by T.

C. Elliott for the Oregon Historical Quarterly ( Vol. XI, No. 2)- to the Houghton Mifflin Company for permission to quote from John Muirs Steep Trails- to Charles Scribners Sons for permission to quote from Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada by Clarence King- and to the Society of California Pioneers for permission to quote at length excerpts from the following articles which appeared in its Quar terly: John Bidwells Address to the Society of California Pioneers on November 1, 1897 ( Vol.

Ill, No. 1)- Journal of Pierson B. Reading ( Vol. VII, No. 3)- Shasta An Address Delivered at the Pioneer Home coming Day, Shasta, June 8, 1930, by Charles A. Shurtlefi ( VoL VII, No. 2). In the long preparation of a book like this, one becomes indebted to an ever-increasing number of sources and to what is, by the time the work is finally finished, a regiment of kind, interested, and helpful men and women who have, perhaps without even being aware of it, supplied to the author indispensable aid and encouragement.

This group, for me, includes literally hundreds of correspondents who, vii yiii ACKNOWLEDGMENT during the past six years, have generously volunteered to me, as a colum nist, facts and impressions drawn from their own knowledge and experi ence and from the lore passed on to them by their fathers, mothers, and grandparents. It also includes others to whom, for many various reasons, particular thanks are due.

These are George Albro of Redding- Orbell Apperson, Sr., and Orbell Apperson, Jr., of Mount Shasta City- Walter Barrett of Truckee- Frank Bascom of Dunsmuir- Mae Helene Bacon Boggs of San Francisco- Hu bert Brady of Columbia- W. T. Davidsonof Fort Jones- Eugene T. Dowling of Yreka- Mrs. Edna Behrens Eaton of Redding- Joel Ferris of Spokane, Washington- Miss Janie Hargreaves of Mount Shasta City- Phil Johnson of Twain Harte- Mr.

and Mrs. Charles Masson of Duns muir- Jack Morley of Murphys- J. W. Schoonover of Fernbridge- Mrs. Jewel Smith of Fort Jones- and Joseph H. Wales of Mount Shasta City. I shall always feel indebted to Philip and Paul Bancroft for aid and in spiration which, under the circumstances, could have come only from them- to Carl Latham, for saying the words which transformed the vag



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