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Highwaymen in the quicksilver mining region

Helen Rocca Goss

Highwaymen in the quicksilver mining region

by Helen Rocca Goss

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Published by Historical Society of Southern California in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brigands and robbers -- California -- History,
  • Express service -- California -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHelen Rocca Goss.
    ContributionsGoss, Helen Rocca, inscriber., Avery, Mary W. 1907-1975, former owner., Avery, Emmett Langdon, 1903- former owner.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p. ;
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17615564M
    OCLC/WorldCa29713316

    Yorkshire, historic county of England, in the north-central part of the country between the Pennines and the North ire is England’s largest historical county. It comprises four broad belts each stretching from north to south: the high Pennine moorlands in the west, dissected by the Yorkshire Dales; the central lowlands—including the Vale of York—draining into the River Humber. Legend has it that money was hidden in the region of Shafter in Elko County that has never been recovered. Esmerelda County: Columbus – Near the old remnants of Columbus, is said to be a hidden cache taken from highwaymen back in the days when Columbus was a prosperous mining town. Columbus is five miles southwest of US

    Culver-Baer Mine area, Culver-Baer Mine (Culver-Baer Quicksilver Mine; Buckman Mine), North Fork Little Sulphur Creek, Cloverdale, West Mayacmas Mining District, Sonoma Co., California, USA: An occurrence near the Culver-Baer Mine. These are filled with cinnabar of unrivalled purity and richness. Here is the ALMADEN MINE; a mine, that with others near it, the Enriqueta, San Antonio, &c., is estimated at $20,,, the gem of quicksilver mines in the New World, perhaps of the entire earth. This range we call the Mining Range, or Mining Ridge. The opposite map may assist.

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