Overland journeys to the Pacific -- 1849
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
George M. Davidson papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-1452
George M. Davidson's diary and correspondence describe an 1849 overland trip to California. This material records the hardships of the journey, encounters with Indians, life in the California gold mines, and his establishment of a general store in Pine Grove. There are business records such as store inventories, bills from suppliers, a mining work ledger, bullion receipts, and informal certificates for mining shares in Butte County and Sierra counties, California.