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Title The Gold Rush letters of E. Allen Grosh and Hosea B. Grosh / edited by Ronald M. James and Robert E. Stewart.
Imprint Reno : University of Nevada Press, [2012]


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Description 1 online resource (xv, 244 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Wilbur S. Shepperson series in Nevada history
Wilbur S. Shepperson series in Nevada history.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Grosh, E. Allen, 1824-1857 -- Correspondence.
Grosh, Hosea B., 1826-1857 -- Correspondence.
Grosh, E. Allen, 1824-1857.
Grosh, Hosea B., 1826-1857.
Gold miners -- California -- Correspondence.
Gold miners -- Nevada -- Correspondence.
Comstock Lode (Nev.) -- History -- 19th century.
West (U.S.) -- Gold discoveries.
Nevada -- Comstock Lode.
West United States.
Genre History.
Personal correspondence.
Contents Front Cover -- Title Page -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- 1. 1849 -- 2. 1850 -- 3. 1851 -- 4. 1852 and 1853 -- 5. 1854 and 1855 -- 6. 1856 -- 7. 1857 and 1858 -- Appendix A: The Reading California Association -- Appendix B: The Recollection of Edwin A. Sherman -- Appendix C: Financial Matters and the Subsequent Lawsuit -- Notes -- Index.
Summary The Groshes' letters are rich in color and important historical details. Generously annotated and with an introduction that provides a context for the brothers' career and the setting in which they tried to make their fortune, these documents powerfully depict the often harsh realities of Gold Rush life and society.
Other Author James, Ronald M. (Ronald Michael), 1955- editor.
Stewart, Robert E. (Robert Earl), 1936- editor.
Other Title Print version: Grosh, E. Allen, 1824-1857. Gold Rush Letters OF E. ALLEN GROSH AND HOSEA B. GROSH. RENO : UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA PRESS, [2012] 9780874178852