Cover of: Sixty years in Southern California, 1853-1913 | Harris Newmark

Sixty years in Southern California, 1853-1913

containing the reminiscences of Harris Newmark

Published by The Knickerbocker press in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

In Memoriam v
Introduction vii
Foreword xi
Preface xv
I Childhood and Youth 1834-1853 1
II Westward, Ho! 1853 6
III New York — Nicaragua — The Golden Gate 1853 14
IV First Adventures in Los Angeles, 1853 27
V Lawyers and Courts, 1853 45
VI Merchants and Shops, 1853 60
VII In and near the Old Pueblo, 1853 80
VIII Round about the Plaza 1853-1854 97
IX Familiar Home-Scenes, 1854 112
X Early Social Life, 1854 128
XI The Rush for Gold, 1855 146
XII The Great Horse Race, 1855 157
XIII Princely Rancho Domains, 1855 166
XIV Orchards and Vineyards, 1856 189
XV Sheriff Barton and the Bandidos, 1857 204
XVI Marriage — The Butterfield Stages, 1858 220
XVII Admission to Citizenship, 1859 240
XVIII First Experience with the Telegraph, 1860 260
XIX Steam-Wagon — Odd Characters, 1860 274
XX The Rumblings of War, 1861 289
XXI Hancock — Lady Franklin — The Deluge 1861 299
XXII Droughts — The Ada Hancock Disaster 1862-1863 310
XXIII Assassination of Lincoln, 1864-1865 328
XXIV H. Newmark & Company — Carlisle-King Duel, 1865-1866 342
XXV Removal to New York, and Return, 1867-1868 359
XXVI The Cerro Gordo Mines, 1869 379
XXVII Coming of the Iron Horse, 1869 393
XXVIII The Last of the Vigilantes, 1870 408
XXIX The Chinese Massacre, 1871 421
XXX The Wool Craze, i1872-1873 437
XXXI The End of Vasquez, 1874 452
XXXII The Santa Anita Rancho, 1875 472
XXXIII Los Angeles & Independence Railroad 1876 485
XXXIV The Southern Pacific, 1876 496
XXXV The Revival of the Southland, 1877-1880 509
XXXVI Centenary of the City — Electric Light 1881-1884 525
XXXVII Refetto and the Lawyers, 1885-1887 546
XXXVIII The Great Boom, 1887 564
XXXIX Proposed State Division, 1888-1891 588
XL The First Fiestas, 1892-1897 602
XLI The Southwest Archaological Society 1898-1905 616
XLII The San Francisco Earthquake, 1906-1910 633
XLIII Retrospection, 1910-1913 641
Index 653

Edition Notes

With the collaboration of Perry Worden.-cf. Introd., p. viii.

Classifications

Library of Congress F869.L8 N48

The Physical Object

Pagination xxviii, p., 1 l., 688 p.
Number of pages 688

ID Numbers

Open Library OL6589719M
Internet Archive sixtyyearsinsout00newm
LC Control Number 16017932

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