Author:CHARLES W. JEWELL

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1878 and 1884 ORIGINAL GROUP OF TWO [2] DIARIES HANDWRITTEN BY A YOUNG VERMONT MAN TRYING HIS HAND AT MINING AND HOPING TO NOT END UP AMBUSHED BY INDIANS LIKE HIS FATHER

By: CHARLES W. JEWELL

Price: $2,655.99

Publisher: TOWLE CALIFORNIA, 1878

Seller ID: 0001888

Condition: Good


On offer are two [2] original manuscript diaries handwritten by Charles W. Jewell [b.1861?] of Orange County Vermont. Dated 1878 [Charles would be 17 years old] and 1884 when Charles was twenty-three. The first book details his life at home in Vermont; the second diary finds Charles in Towle California working and mining until November 5th when by stage, train and steamship he returns to Vermont. What is particularly fascinating about Charles' experience out west is firstly that the town of Towle, located 2 miles east of Dutch Flat in Placer County California has a remarkable history: the town... View more info