Henry Sheldon Anable journals : and related materials, 1852-1854 and 1959-1967. (Archival material, 1852) [WorldCat.org]
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Henry Sheldon Anable journals : and related materials, 1852-1854 and 1959-1967.

Author: Henry Sheldon Anable
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Journal (Apr. 28-Sept. 11, 1852), covers his journey from Sheboygan, Wisconsin to California, until his arrival on the main ridge of the Sierra Nevada; remainder of the original journal lacking (39 p.).
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Genre/Form: Overland journals
Maps
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Sheldon Anable
OCLC Number: 26760345
Reproduction Notes: Photocopy.
Description: 1 portfolio

Abstract:

Journal (Apr. 28-Sept. 11, 1852), covers his journey from Sheboygan, Wisconsin to California, until his arrival on the main ridge of the Sierra Nevada; remainder of the original journal lacking (39 p.).

Journal (1852-1854) contains rewritten entries from the original journal, including the lacking portions up to Sept. 25, 1852, and a summary of events up to his departure from California and arrival in New York in Dec. 1854. Comments on Placerville and Sacramento, his gold mining operations, his visit to the redwoods in Calaveras Co., encounters with Negroes and with Indians, etc. [120 p.] With these: photocopy of annotated maps tracing Anable's overland journey; clipping of his newspaper article (June 20, 1854) describing the "Big Trees;" biographical information on Anable from his grandson; and a photocopy of a paper, prepared for the Placer County Historical Society, on the town of Gold Hill and the Anable Mine.

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