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First-person diary of Major Negley's cross-country trek from Butler to the gold fields of California in 1849-50. Recounts Negley's adventures, icluding "desert crossing, disease, and near disaster at sea." Contextual notes and introductory biography by Kevin P. Kooper.

Storm Stead and Way-Laid: The Gold Rush Diary of Major Felix Casper Negley

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