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Collection Reference Number GLC07164.01
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1849 
Title Augustus Neafie to his father detailing experiences of working on a ship
Date 21 October 1849
Author Neafie, Augustus (1825-1871)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Detailed experiences of working on a ship, his life as a 'forty-niner,' panning for gold in California.
Subjects Gold Rush  American West  Westward Expansion  Maritime  Mining  
People Neafie, Augustus (1825-1871)  
Place written Yuba River, California
Theme Naval & Maritime; Westward Expansion
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859