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Author Richards, Rand, 1949-

Title Mud, blood, and gold : San Francisco in 1849 / Rand Richards.

Publication Info. San Francisco : Heritage House Publishers, 2008.

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 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  979.404 RICHARDS    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  979.4 RICHARDS    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  979.404 RICHARDS    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  979.404 RICHARDS    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xiii, 272 pages, 30 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [255]-272).
Contents Gold fever -- Arrival -- Necessities : lodging, food, water, and mail -- Carnival of greed -- Gambler's paradise -- Goddesses and whores -- Crime wave : the hounds -- Scoundrel time : civic chicanery -- Glimmers of civilization -- Ethnic stew -- Quagmire -- Fire! -- Epilogue -- Chronology -- Appendix A: Alcaldes of San Francisco, 1846-1850 -- Appendix B: Military governors of California, 1846-1849.
Subject San Francisco (Calif.) -- History -- 19th century.
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Frontier and pioneer life -- California -- San Francisco.
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Biography.
California -- Gold discoveries.
California -- History -- 1846-1850.
California -- Biography.
ISBN 9781879367067
1879367068
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