JOHN BIDWELL: Prince of California Pioneers

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Place Published: Caldwell
Publisher: Caxton Printers, Ltd.
Date Published:
Edition: Second printing
Condition: A very good copy, quite clean and unworn, in price-clipped, worn dustjacket
Book Id: 20517

Description

Original blue cloth; octavo; 463 pp. Frontispiece and 28 monochrome plates. Map endpapers

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Bidwell was with the Bartleson party in 1841, the first emigrant train to make the overland journey to California from Missouri. Among other important activities, he was a leader in the revolt against Mexico, he was the first to discover gold on the Feather River, he founded the city of Chico



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