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A Gold Hunter Experience

Auhtor: Chalkley Hambleton

Language: english
Published: 1898

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biography,  history,  audiobook
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Review by Chandler, October 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Gold Hunter Experience':

Reprint. Originally published: Chicago : Printed by R.R. Donnelley 1898.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Gold Hunter Experience':


... claims and mines to sell, told large stories of their rich finds, which grew larger as they were repeated, amplified and circulated by those who dealt ...
... of crackers and cheese, as we had no time to cook. About dark a shower came up, and it drizzled a good part of the night-the last rain we met with ...
... the touch. The southwest wind was like a blast from a heated furnace. It was worse than stillness, and I frequently took shelter behind a wagon to escape ...
... been outlawed and driven from the herd to wander in solitude over the plains. Our pony had crossed the plains before and was well used to buffalo. Sollitt ...
... on horseback. The one I shot was carved by Sollitt and one of the men, and furnished us fresh meat for breakfast and several meals thereafter. During ...
... following those before them, and in their blind fury crowding them forward with such irresistible force that the leaders could not stop if they ...
... robbing and murdering the whites. Such stories had a discouraging effect on some of our drivers and I was very fearful that a few of them would leave ...
... had we been a weak party of two or three possessing something that they coveted. They asked us if we saw any buffalo. When we told them that at a ...
... too few to pull the heavy train. The situation was such that it gave us great anxiety. What was to be done. Either leave part behind and go on to Denver ...
... morning, when, as it was still in view, we knew it was mountain. For several days, though traveling directly toward the mountains, we seemed to get ...
... I were looking over the gold region to decide on a final location. The weather was pleasant and rather warm during the day, but frosty at night. We ...
... and other things, we sent the oxen, still on hand, down to the foot of the mountains where there was grass during the winter for cattle would pick ...
... enough to excite and encourage all the rest. More would find rich indications that would stimulate them to work on as long as they had provisions or ...
... kept comfortable, though the house was neither plastered nor sheeted, and considerable daylight came in through cracks in the siding. We had a table and ...
... Most of the roving, restless, fickle people had gone home in the fall and those who stayed were men of grit and determination. Some of them were well ...
... for a small consideration. In a few days I got over the dumps, and spent a week or two visiting the newer gold fields up the south branch of Clear ...
... that the animals had once occupied these fertile valleys. On starting back we followed an old animal trail, the general course of which was headed ...
... in the enterprise, with the understanding that I would remain till fall and assist him. He wanted to give the business a further trial. I determined ...
... in gilded letters, what magnificent wedding presents they would have made. And the supply would have been as exhaustless as that of Queen Victoria's ...
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