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Title
Argonauts of '49 :  history and adventures of the emigrant companies from Massachusetts, 1849-1850   / by Octavius Thorndike Howe.
Name/Creator
Howe, Octavius T. (Octavius Thorndike), b. 1851, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL:1105318 
Location
Networked Resource

Harvard Archives

Widener

Kirkland House
Place of Origin
Cambridge [Mass.]
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Language
English
Description
221 p., [9] leaves of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Form/Genre
text

bibliography

print
Subject
Migration, Internal -- United States ;  Mineral industries -- California ;  California -- Gold discoveries

Category
California

gold rush

Industries & Labor

internal migration

Life in the United States

Regions of the U.S. -- The West & Southwest

westward migration

Note
History of the companies of adventurers who left Massachusetts in 1849 for California, passage by sea around Cape Horn and life on ship, passage overland through sometimes hostile areas, and their fortunes in the gold country.

"Bibliography of the California pioneers, history and adventures of the emigrant companies from Massachusetts, 1849-1850": p. 219-220.