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Clinton Delos Bundy: his ancestors and decendants By James B Battles, Ph.D.
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Clinton Delos Bundy was the youngest child of Peter Bundy III and his second wife Charlotte French Bundy. He was born in 1849 in Andover, New York and died young at the age of only twenty six in... More > 1875 in Lima, New York. Clinton serves as a bridge between his rich Pilgrim and his present day decendants. His ancestor was Mayflower passenger James Chilton. The Bundy connection comes when John Bundy married James Chilton's grandaughter, Martha Clandler, in 1646.< Less
Mountains and Molehills or Recollections of a Burnt Journal By Frank Marryat
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Frank Marryat stows away on a whaler bound for California from the East Coast in the early days of the California Gold Rush. Thus starts a tale of adventure, comic missteps, danger, and romance --... More > all of historic proportions! This is a facsimile edition of the fascinating first-hand account that took the world by storm.< Less
Banished & Embraced By Elaine Zorbas
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Chinese from southeast China flocked to towns and encampments in the Sierra Nevada foothills during the Gold Rush to search for gold. In the communities they established in Fiddletown and Amador... More > County, Chinese immigrants found support and strength despite prevailing anti-Chinese prejudice. This book gives an insight into their experience as they faced pressures from the greater society, while maintaining their customs and connections with each other and with China. The story of the Fiddletown Chinese community is told through the lives of the people who lived in its still existing Chinese herb store (the Chew Kee Store), especially Jimmie Chow, the last Chinese person in Fiddletown.< Less
On Some Lonely Shore: John Mylrea in Australia By Diana Banks
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The story of John Mylrea born 1823 on the Isle of Man, who arrived in Australia only 50 years after it was first settled by Europeans. He was a shepherd but, in the right place at the right time, he... More > became very wealthy as a result of the Victorian gold rushes of the 1850s. He then journeyed to Queensland, Australia's northern frontier, to turn his hand to sheep raising, a venture that did not have a happy ending< Less
Phantom Miner By Drac Von Stoller
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I can still remember the story my grandfather use to tell me on a stormy night at bedtime. When he tucked me in I would pull the covers over my head and close my eyes and shake like a leaf and pray... More > for daylight to arrive soon. What a story he could tell, now that I'm all grown up now I feel I should share it with the rest of the scary story fans. This story dates back to the mid 1800's around the Gold Rush days when everyone had gold fever running through their veins. The town where it all happened was a little town called Clantondale and Tom Barkley had the gold fever like no one else. He didn't have many friends or even a pretty lady to keep him company. All Tom thought about was striking it rich and keeping it all to himself. Tom got lucky a few times just to keep his gold fever going but it wouldn't be long before his gold fever would run out for good.< Less
The Thin Black Line By David Rowland
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This is David Rowland's first novel. The story is set during the Klondike Gold Rush of the late 19th century. Summer 1897, Samuel Cross labours tirelessly on his father's farm. he longs for a more... More > fulfilling life and welcomes the monthly trip into the port of Seattle to pick up supplies. It is during such a visit, that he reads a newspaper headline that gold has been found in the Klondike and men have returned richer than they could have imagined. With little prospect that his life will change, he takes control and leaves for Seattle without telling his parents. Luck is on his side as he finds a company looking for cooks to feed the mining company employees in the Klondike; the steamer departs tomorrow. On board he meets up with three young men similar to himself, all with different stories to tell, one of which will come to threaten his own life. The story follows the young men as their friendship grows and they endeavour to strike it rich in the frozen north.< Less
The Thin Black Line By David Rowland
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This is David Rowland's first novel. The story is set during the Klondike Gold Rush of the late 19th century. Summer 1897, Samuel Cross labours tirelessly on his father's farm. he longs for a more... More > fulfilling life and welcomes the monthly trip into the port of Seattle to pick up supplies. It is during such a visit, that he reads a newspaper headline that gold has been found in the Klondike and men have returned richer than they could have imagined. With little prospect that his life will change, he takes control and leaves for Seattle without telling his parents. Luck is on his side as he finds a company looking for cooks to feed the mining company employees in the Klondike; the steamer departs tomorrow. On board he meets up with three young men similar to himself, all with different stories to tell, one of which will come to threaten his own life. The story follows the young men as their friendship grows and they endeavour to strike it rich in the frozen north.< Less
A Poor Man's Passage to Paradise By Esther Williams
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Cornwall. A story of tin mines a mile deep, sudden death and secret passion. A place well-loved but abandoned by men in search of sudden riches and the gold of California. Among those who went with... More > them was Mary Carnsew, leaving tragedy and an impossible love affair behind.< Less
Adventures on Halfaday Creek By James B. Hendryx
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Limited edition hardcover, only 100 made. For the first time in 65 years, a new Halfaday Creek collection! This edition contains five previously-uncollected Black John & Halfaday Creek... More > novellettes. Part of the matching Halfaday Creek Library. Contains: "Black John Sells a Claim," "Corporal Downey: 'Suicide.' Black John: 'Maybe.'," "For Some Little Sacks of Gold," "Foreclosure on Halfaday," and "All or Nothing."< Less
The Porter Family By Michael L Schuh
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The Porter family is about a father left to bring up his two sons after the death of his native American wife 'Golden Feather' He eventually becomes town sheriff cleaning up the town to make it a... More > safe place to live in. But all goes terribly wrong when gold is discovered in the nearby hills, to bring in miners, gamblers, wild women and thieves…thus making the Sheriff’s job so dangerous he ends up getting very badly shot so that he can no longer intercede with the crimes leaving the town free to be taken over and be completely ruled by the saloon owner gambler ‘Blackie Price’ Who drives all the good people away but only after robbing them of all the gold they had gained from the sale of their homes and land…Eventually though the Sheriff gets his health back and along with his now grown up sons he plans to recruit others to help bring about the downfall of Blackie Price, by destroying the corrupt town that he had now built up….< Less

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