California letters of Lucius Fairchild

by Lucius Fairchild

Publisher: State historical society of Wisconsin in Madison

Written in English
Published: Pages: 212 Downloads: 460
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  • California,
  • California.

Subjects:

  • Frontier and pioneer life -- California.,
  • Agriculture -- California.,
  • Business -- California.,
  • California -- Gold discoveries.

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Lucius Fairchild (1831-1896) left Madison, Wisconsin, for California in 1849 and remained in the West until 1858. On his return to Wisconsin, Fairchild carved out a remarkable career as a soldier-politician: serving in a Wisconsin regiment in the Civil War, winning election as governor in 1866, and then representing the United States abroad in a variety of diplomatic posts. California letters of Lucius Fairchild (1931) records his overland journey to California, gold prospecting from Calaveras County to Scott Valley, business partnership with Elijah Steele in farming, mining, and butchering in Scott Valley.

Edition Notes

Statementedited with notes and introduction by Joseph Schafer ...
SeriesWisconsin historical publications. Collections,, v. 31, Publications of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin., v. 31.
ContributionsSchafer, Joseph, 1867-1941.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF576 .W81 vol. 31
The Physical Object
Paginationxix p., 1 l., 212 p.
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6767152M
LC Control Number31033125

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