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A LETTER FROM A GOLD MINER S. Shufelt 1944 1st ed Hardcover Fine
By Shufelt, S.
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California, Friends of the Huntington Library, 1944, 1st limited edition - No. 311 of only 1000 copies. 28 pp. Title page printed in orange and black. Thin paper bound hardcover with very minor soiling, else Fine.  

A remarkable account describing the crossing of the Isthmus of Panama; the voyage to San Francisco; trips to Sacramento City; Sutter's Fort; life in the mines; lawlessness, etc. With an Introduction by Robert Glass Cleland.

Instead of describing some highly colorful or dramatic incident, it simply represents a typical example of the letters written to the "folks back home".

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