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The journal of George Washington Bartlett, written on a voyage to San Francisco, in brig Maria, Captain Touner, sailing from Bath, Maine, 1849

Identifier: M194 .B378

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Scope and Contents

Diary recounting a sea voyage from Maine to California, describing weather, observations, ports of call, and mining activities and expenses during the California gold rush (1849-1850)


  • Creation: 1849 - 1850

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Conditions Governing Use

If not in the public domain, copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.


1 Volumes (1 volume ;21 cm)

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Forms part of the Miscellaneous Manuscript Collection in the Bowdoin College Special Collections & Archives

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Repository Details

Part of the George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011 Repository

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