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Cyrus K. Ladd diary, 1852-circa 1860.
BANC MSS 2007/119 v. 1
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Title:

Cyrus K. Ladd diary, 1852-circa 1860

Creator/Contributor:

Ladd, Cyrus K., 1820-1891, creator

Abstract:

Describes journey from Portland, Maine to San Francisco aboard the steamer Daniel Webster in 1852; working as a gold miner near Stockton and Sonora; working in a mill yard in San Andreas before returning home sometime in 1855. Also includes an account of a journey from Maine to Iowa as a member of the Odd Fellows Association and some clippings.

Date:

1852 (issued)

Subject:

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Daniel Webster (Steamer)
Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
Gold mines and mining -- California -- Stockton
Gold mines and mining -- California -- Sonora
Mills and mill-work -- California -- San Andreas
Voyages to the Pacific coast -- Personal narratives
Northeastern States -- Description and travel

Note:

Cyrus K. Ladd diary, BANC MSS 2007/119, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from M & S Rare Books; in 2006.
Cyrus K. Ladd, born in Portland Maine on May 22, 1920; lived in California from 1852 to 1855; died in Maine on Jan. 23, 1891.
In English.

Type:

Diaries.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. ; 30 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2007/119 v. 1

Origin:

California