Gold Seekers of '49
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Gold Seekers of '49

By Edwin L. (Edwin Legrand) Sabin
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  • "You stole those papers"
  • GOLD SEEKERS OF '49
    • BY
    • EDWIN L. SABIN
      • AUTHOR OF "WITH CARSON AND FRÉMONT," "ON THE PLAINS WITH CUSTER," "BUFFALO BILL AND THE OVERLAND TRAIL," ETC.
      • WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY CHARLES H. STEPHENS AND MAPS
        • PHILADELPHIA & LONDON J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY
      • PHILADELPHIA & LONDON J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY
      • TO THE AMERICAN BOY AND THIS WONDERFUL LAND WHICH IS HIS IN WHICH TO GROW AND PROSPER
      • FOREWORD
    • AUTHOR OF "WITH CARSON AND FRÉMONT," "ON THE PLAINS WITH CUSTER," "BUFFALO BILL AND THE OVERLAND TRAIL," ETC.
    • WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY CHARLES H. STEPHENS AND MAPS
      • PHILADELPHIA & LONDON J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY
    • PHILADELPHIA & LONDON J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY
    • TO THE AMERICAN BOY AND THIS WONDERFUL LAND WHICH IS HIS IN WHICH TO GROW AND PROSPER
    • FOREWORD
    • CONTENTS
    • ILLUSTRATIONS
      • "YOU STOLE THOSE PAPERS" . . . . . . . . . . . . Frontispiece
      • "OVER THEY GO!"
      • DOWN SLIPPED CHARLEY'S HORSE FROM THE TRAIL
      • "I'VE LOST THE PAPERS"
      • BILLY STEPPED ON HIS LEAD ROPE AND LEVELED HIS GUN LIKE LIGHTNING
    • "YOU STOLE THOSE PAPERS" . . . . . . . . . . . . Frontispiece
    • "OVER THEY GO!"
    • DOWN SLIPPED CHARLEY'S HORSE FROM THE TRAIL
    • "I'VE LOST THE PAPERS"
    • BILLY STEPPED ON HIS LEAD ROPE AND LEVELED HIS GUN LIKE LIGHTNING
    • MAPS
      • THE MAP FROM THE MYSTERIOUS STRANGER
      • FROM NEW ORLEANS TO SAN FRANCISCO, 1849
      • THE ROUTE ACROSS THE ISTHMUS IN 1849
      • THE VOYAGE OF THE SCHOONER "MARY ANN" FROM SAN FRANCISCO TO THE GOLD FIELDS, 1849
      • FROM SACRAMENTO TO "THE DIGGIN'S," 1849
      • THE STORY OF CALIFORNIA
      • THE PANAMA CANAL
    • THE MAP FROM THE MYSTERIOUS STRANGER
    • FROM NEW ORLEANS TO SAN FRANCISCO, 1849
    • THE ROUTE ACROSS THE ISTHMUS IN 1849
    • THE VOYAGE OF THE SCHOONER "MARY ANN" FROM SAN FRANCISCO TO THE GOLD FIELDS, 1849
    • FROM SACRAMENTO TO "THE DIGGIN'S," 1849
    • THE STORY OF CALIFORNIA
    • THE PANAMA CANAL
  • GOLD SEEKERS OF '49
    • I
      • THE MYSTERIOUS STRANGER
      • II
      • HURRAH FOR THE GOLDEN WEST
        • The map from the mysterious stranger. ("G H" means "Gold Here")
      • The map from the mysterious stranger. ("G H" means "Gold Here")
      • III
      • AN UNWELCOME COMPANION
      • IV
      • A FRIEND IN NEED
        • From New Orleans to San Francisco, 1849. The Charley Adams party started from St. Louis. The majority of the people took ship at New York, and their boats picked up more passengers at New Orleans
      • From New Orleans to San Francisco, 1849. The Charley Adams party started from St. Louis. The majority of the people took ship at New York, and their boats picked up more passengers at New Orleans
      • "Over they go!"
      • V
      • AN ATTACK BY THE ENEMY
      • VI
      • THE LANDING AT THE ISTHMUS
      • The route across the isthmus in 1849. About forty miles by canoe from Chagres to Cruces; twenty miles by horse, mule, and bullock from Cruces to Panama. Charley's party stopped at Gatun, Dos Hermanos, Peña Blanca, and Cruces. Of course, to-day Gatun Lake covers from Gatun to Gorgona, and people start from Limon Bay, not Chagres, by canal
      • VII
      • A RACE UP THE RIVER
      • VIII
      • A TRICK—AND ITS CONSEQUENCES
      • IX
      • TIT FOR TAT
      • X
      • ALMOST LEFT BEHIND
      • Down slipped Charley's horse from the trail
      • XI
      • CHARLEY LOSES OUT
      • XII
      • CALIFORNIA HO!
      • "I've lost the papers"
      • XIII
      • INTO THE GOLDEN GATE
      • XIV
      • ALL ASHORE
      • XV
      • THE SIGHTS OF SAN FRANCISCO
      • XVI
      • CHARLEY HEARS A CONVERSATION
      • XVII
      • ON TO THE DIGGIN'S
        • The voyage of the schooner "Mary Ann". On the way from San Francisco to the Gold Fields, 1849
      • The voyage of the schooner "Mary Ann". On the way from San Francisco to the Gold Fields, 1849
      • XVIII
      • THE TRAIL OF THE ENEMY
        • From Sacramento to "the diggin's," 1849. Showing the trail of Charley Adams' party, searching for the Golden West Mine
      • From Sacramento to "the diggin's," 1849. Showing the trail of Charley Adams' party, searching for the Golden West Mine
      • XIX
      • A GREAT DISCOVERY
      • XX
      • ANOTHER GREAT DISCOVERY
      • Billy stepped on his lead rope and leveled his gun like lightning
      • XXI
      • MINERS' JUSTICE
      • XXII
      • THE BEST OF ALL
    • THE MYSTERIOUS STRANGER
    • II
    • HURRAH FOR THE GOLDEN WEST
      • The map from the mysterious stranger. ("G H" means "Gold Here")
    • The map from the mysterious stranger. ("G H" means "Gold Here")
    • III
    • AN UNWELCOME COMPANION
    • IV
    • A FRIEND IN NEED
      • From New Orleans to San Francisco, 1849. The Charley Adams party started from St. Louis. The majority of the people took ship at New York, and their boats picked up more passengers at New Orleans
    • From New Orleans to San Francisco, 1849. The Charley Adams party started from St. Louis. The majority of the people took ship at New York, and their boats picked up more passengers at New Orleans
    • "Over they go!"
    • V
    • AN ATTACK BY THE ENEMY
    • VI
    • THE LANDING AT THE ISTHMUS
    • The route across the isthmus in 1849. About forty miles by canoe from Chagres to Cruces; twenty miles by horse, mule, and bullock from Cruces to Panama. Charley's party stopped at Gatun, Dos Hermanos, Peña Blanca, and Cruces. Of course, to-day Gatun Lake covers from Gatun to Gorgona, and people start from Limon Bay, not Chagres, by canal
    • VII
    • A RACE UP THE RIVER
    • VIII
    • A TRICK—AND ITS CONSEQUENCES
    • IX
    • TIT FOR TAT
    • X
    • ALMOST LEFT BEHIND
    • Down slipped Charley's horse from the trail
    • XI
    • CHARLEY LOSES OUT
    • XII
    • CALIFORNIA HO!
    • "I've lost the papers"
    • XIII
    • INTO THE GOLDEN GATE
    • XIV
    • ALL ASHORE
    • XV
    • THE SIGHTS OF SAN FRANCISCO
    • XVI
    • CHARLEY HEARS A CONVERSATION
    • XVII
    • ON TO THE DIGGIN'S
      • The voyage of the schooner "Mary Ann". On the way from San Francisco to the Gold Fields, 1849
    • The voyage of the schooner "Mary Ann". On the way from San Francisco to the Gold Fields, 1849
    • XVIII
    • THE TRAIL OF THE ENEMY
      • From Sacramento to "the diggin's," 1849. Showing the trail of Charley Adams' party, searching for the Golden West Mine
    • From Sacramento to "the diggin's," 1849. Showing the trail of Charley Adams' party, searching for the Golden West Mine
    • XIX
    • A GREAT DISCOVERY
    • XX
    • ANOTHER GREAT DISCOVERY
    • Billy stepped on his lead rope and leveled his gun like lightning
    • XXI
    • MINERS' JUSTICE
    • XXII
    • THE BEST OF ALL
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