A start in life. A journey across America. Fruit farming in California
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A start in life. A journey across America. Fruit farming in California

By C. F. (Charles Finch) Dowsett
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Table of Contents
  • A START IN LIFE.
  • A Journey Across America.
    • FRUIT FARMING IN CALIFORNIA.
  • C.F. DOWSETT,
    • LONDON: DOWSETT & Co., 3, LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS.
  • A START IN LIFE.
    • MESSRS. DOWSETT & CO., 3, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London,
    • CONTENTS.
  • A Start in Life.
    • THE SPECIAL ADVANTAGES
    • COMPARISON AND WARNING.
    • CAPITAL REQUIRED.
  • A Start in Life.
    • 3, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London,
    • WITHIN A FORTNIGHT OF LONDON.
  • Across America.
    • LONDON TO CHICAGO.
    • CHICAGO TO SAN FRANCISCO.
    • SAN FRANCISCO TO NEW ORLEANS.
    • NEW ORLEANS TO LONDON.
  • California.
  • FRUIT CULTURE IN CALIFORNIA.
    • CURRENCY.
    • MERCED.
    • THE LANDS FOR SALE.
    • PRICE OF THE LAND.
    • AMERICAN SURVEYS.
    • SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE OF FRUIT CULTURE.
    • CANNED FRUITS.
    • ESTIMATES.
    • How to start with a capital of 20,000 dols.
    • How to start with a capital of 10,000 dols., i.e., say £2,000.
      • PROFITS.
    • PROFITS.
    • How to start with a capital of 8,000 dols., i.e., say £1,600.
    • How to start with, a capital of 5,000 dols., i.e., say £1,000.
    • What some people have started with, and come out all right.
    • PROFESSOR EISEN'S OPINION.
    • PRICE OF FRUIT TREES.
    • WHEN FRUIT TREES PAY.
    • POSITION OF A SETTLER.
    • COST OF BOARD AND LODGING.
    • RAISIN CULTURE.
    • IRRIGATION.
    • OLIVE CULTURE.
    • SPECIAL OPENINGS.
    • POTATO GROWING.
    • COST OF GOODS, &c., AT MERCED.
      • TAKE CLOTHING AND BRIC-A-BRAC.
      • SEA PASSAGE FROM ENGLAND.
    • TAKE CLOTHING AND BRIC-A-BRAC.
    • SEA PASSAGE FROM ENGLAND.
    • THE LAND JOURNEY FROM NEW YORK TO MERCED, CALIFORNIA.
    • ANALYSIS OF MERCED SOILS.
      • THE POSITION OF MY CLIENTS, THE VENDORS.
      • CALIFORNIA, MERCED.
    • THE POSITION OF MY CLIENTS, THE VENDORS.
    • CALIFORNIA, MERCED.
  • TO OWNERS OF LANDS AND HOUSES.
    • REQUIRED TO PURCHASE.
    • LANDS AND RESIDENCES FOR SALE.
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