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The Gila Trail: The Texas Argonauts and the California Gold Rush

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The Texas Argonauts were on the march west as early as January, 1849 -a remarkable circumstance when it is recalled that the famous tea caddy of gold dust which set off the gold fever in the "States" did not reach Washington, D. C, until December 7, 1848. From Brownsville, Corpus Christi, and San Antonio, the dusty trails of the gold seekers crisscrossed through West Texas and northern Mexico. Among the travelers was young attorney Benjamin Butler Harris, who joined the fifty-two man Duval party, one of the earliest ...

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The Gila Trail: The Texas Argonauts and the California Gold Rush
2012, Silverstowe Book

ISBN-13: 9781618090454

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The Gila Trail: The Texas Argonauts and the California Gold Rush
1985, University of Oklahoma Press, Oklahoma

ISBN-13: 9780806118826

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