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In July 1846 San Francisco was a tranquil settlement of about 150 inhabitants. Three years later it was an international metropolis with more than 30,000 people thronging its streets. Recalled in this intriguing collection of personal anecdotes from those tumultuous times are the days when-- San Francisco Bay extended inland to Montgomery Street.-- Bears, wolves, and coyotIn July 1846 San Francisco was a tranquil settlement of about 150 inhabitants. Three years later it was an international metropolis with more than 30,000 people thronging its streets. Recalled in this intriguing collection of personal anecdotes from those tumultuous times are the days when-- San Francisco Bay extended inland to Montgomery Street.-- Bears, wolves, and coyotes roamed the shore.-- The arrival of 238 Mormons more than doubled the town's population....

Title : San Francisco Memoirs 1835-1851: Eyewitness Accounts of the Birth of a City
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ISBN : 9780930235048
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 320 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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San Francisco Memoirs 1835-1851: Eyewitness Accounts of the Birth of a City Reviews

  • Lisa
    2020-01-03 11:17

    Interesting account of the start of San Francisco from letters of actually real people living in SF in the beginning. Sometimes hard to read as words have changed since the letters were written.