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A Pennsylvania Mennonite and the California gold rush

David Baer Hackman

A Pennsylvania Mennonite and the California gold rush

the journal and letters of David Baer Hackman

by David Baer Hackman

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Published by Sunbury Press in New Kingstown, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hackman, David Baer, -- 1827-1896 -- Diaries,
  • Hackman, David Baer, -- 1827-1896 -- Correspondence,
  • Pioneers -- California -- Diaries,
  • Pioneers -- California -- Correspondence,
  • California -- Gold discoveries -- Sources,
  • California -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Sources

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lawrence Berger-Knorr & David Baer Hackman.
    GenreDiaries., Correspondence., Sources.
    ContributionsBerger-Knorr, Lawrence, 1964-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF865.H157 A3 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination214 p. :
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17000436M
    ISBN 109780976092582
    LC Control Number2008900705
    OCLC/WorldCa234177572

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