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California history from conquest by Spain to occupation by the United States of America and statehood
Originally published in 1851 without the Appendix and with a chapter on the natural history of California, this 1881 edition covers the entire pre-United States history of California in pages 7 through 36. The remainder of the book focuses on California history following 1847 through 1853 (pages 36 through 300) with a significant emphasis on gold, mining, agriculture and other resources; the formation of the state government; routes to California; the Californians; and California Indians. This later edition excluded the natural history chapter and added a new one concerning events in California from its admission into the United States to the beginning of 1853. The Appendix (A through M) contains the original California State Constitution along with numerous official documents.
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"1881 - History of the state of California from the Period of the Conquest by Spain to Her Occupation by the United States, John Frost" (2017). Miscellaneous Documents and Reports. 48.