by Stewart Edward White
Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company 1913
I decided to join the gold rush to California in the year 1849. It was in the air; and I was then of a romantic and adventurous disposition. The land was infinitely remote; and then, as now, romance increases as the square of the distance.
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