A Memorial and Biographical History of Northern California; Containing a History of This Important Section of the Pacific Coast from the Earliest Period of Its Occupancy to the Present Time

A Memorial and Biographical History of Northern California; Containing a History of This Important Section of the Pacific Coast from the Earliest Period of Its Occupancy to the Present Time

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...New Orleans and Panama. He made the journey on the Empire City from New Orleans to Havana, thence to Aspinwall on the Granada, and from Panama to San Francisco on the Golden Gate, landing at the Pacific metropolis on the second of May; from there he proceeded to Red Bluff by river steamer, thence to Shasta by stage, and the remainder of the journey to Weaverville on mule-back. For eight years he mined at Cation City, and later went into busi ness at Ber-tlen's, the fork two miles above Junction City, where he remained three years, when he sold out and engaged in operating a stage from Weaverville to Junction City and Canon City. After being so employed between two and three years, he bought into the hotel at Junction City, which he conducted successfully until September 1, 1889, when he sold out. In 1890 he bought another piece of property in Junction City, and in October of that year started again in the mercantile business, having spent three months previous to his last location in looking over Wasliington, Oregon, etc. Mr. Day is a stanch Republican, and has devoted considerable attention to his party's success, having served many years on the Trinity County Central Committee, of which he is now a member. In otficial capacity he has served six years as School Trustee, and also held the position of Postmaster at Junction City thirteen years. He possesses many sterling traits of character, for which he is held in high esteem by the citizens generally. D. MASON, a prominent business man of El Dorado County, was born in Balti more, Maryland, March 1, 1834, the son of George and Catherine (Mumma) Mason, both natives of Maryland. He was reared and schooled in his native city until eighteen years of age. In 1852 he came, via...show more

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  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 821g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236744950
  • 9781236744951