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Genealogy and History of the Argonauts of Early California

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  2 Complete Searchable Publications on one CD
1.  History of Solano County : comprising an account of its geographical position, the origin of its name, topography, geology, and springs, its organization, township system, early settlement, with descriptions of scenes as viewed by the pioneers, the first American Argonauts of California, the bear flag, the discovery of gold, the progress of population and agriculture, the Mexican grants, the principal murders, incidents of settlement, elections, and table of county officers, and histories of its cities, towns, villages churches, schools, secret societies, etc. : as also, a full and particular biography of its early settlers and principal inhabitants. San Francisco, Calif.: Wood, Alley & Co., 1879, 537  pgs.
2.  The Argonauts of California : being the reminiscences of scenes and incidents that occurred in California in early mining days:  New York, Fords, Howard & Hulbert, 1890, Haskins, Charles Warren,  503  pgs. - "And believing that it will be of some historical value as well as of interest generally to know the names of those who were the first to venture forth in the search of gold, and by whose energy and labor the foundations of a great state were laid, and also a general prosperity created throughout the entire country. I have therefore prefixed to the work the names of those that I have been able to obtain, numbering about 35,000, and including among them the names of several thousand who are now living in the various states of the Union. "Names of pioneers"

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