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Author Grosh, E. Allen, 1824-1857.

Title The Gold Rush letters of E. Allen Grosh and Hosea B. Grosh / edited by Ronald M. James and Robert E. Stewart
Published Reno : University of Nevada Press, [2012]


Description 1 online resource (xv, 244 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Wilbur S. Shepperson series in Nevada history
Wilbur S. Shepperson series in Nevada history.
Contents Introduction -- 1849 -- 1850 -- 1851 -- 1852 and 1853 -- 1854 and 1855 -- 1856 -- 1857 and 1858 -- Appendix A : The Reading California Association -- Appendix B : The Recollection of Edwin A. Sherman -- Appendix C : Financial Matters and the Subsequent Lawsuit
Summary The Groshes' letters are rich in color and important historical details. Generously annotated and with an introduction that provides a context for the brothers' career and the setting in which they tried to make their fortune, these documents depict the often harsh realities of Gold Rush life and society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Grosh, E. Allen, 1824-1857 -- Correspondence
Grosh, Hosea B., 1826-1857 -- Correspondence
SUBJECT Grosh, E. Allen, 1824-1857 fast
Grosh, Hosea B., 1826-1857 fast
Subject Gold miners -- California -- Correspondence
Gold miners -- Nevada -- Correspondence
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- General.
Gold miners
Gold mines and mining
SUBJECT Comstock Lode (Nev.) -- History -- 19th century
West (U.S.) -- Gold discoveries
Subject California
Nevada -- Comstock Lode
West United States
Genre/Form History
Personal correspondence
Form Electronic book
Author James, Ronald M. (Ronald Michael), 1955- editor.
Stewart, Robert E. (Robert Earl), 1936- editor.
ISBN 0874178924