Off to Klondike, or, A cowboy"s rush to the gold fields by Gordon Stables

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Published by T.Y. Crowell in New York, Boston .

Written in English

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Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the University of British Columbia Library. Ottawa : Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions, 1981.

Book details

Other titlesA cowboy"s rush to the gold fields.
Statementby Gordon Stables ; illustrations by Charles Whymper.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 15056
ContributionsWhymper, Charles, 1853-
The Physical Object
Pagination4 microfiches (183 fr.)
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20754690M
ISBN 100665150563

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Ethel and Clarence were cautious with their money, and through studious investments and planning, managed to keep and increase their wealth - a rarity among the gold rich "Klondike Kings." They brought out $ million from their claims along Eldorado Creek, moved to Fairbanks during the Tanana gold rush and made more money there.

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A Bibliography of the Klondike Gold Rush. Seattle: U. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park, Seattle Unit, Special Collections PNW: Z Y9 K65 Mayer, Melanie J.

Klondike Women: True Tales of the Gold Rush. Athens, Ohio: Swallow Press/Ohio University. A Brief Gold Rush History. Native Use of the Area Before the Gold Rush Europeans Eye the Chilkoot and White Pass Corridors Skookum Jim's Discovery Routes to the Gold Fields Transportation Improvements.

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