Author of "The Coming of Portola"
With A Foreward by
Charles A. Murdock
Above the pines the moon was slowly drifting,
The river sang below;
The dim Sierras, far beyond, uplifting
Their minarets of snow.
- Dickens in Camp.
Reminiscences of Bret Harte. "Plain Language From Truthful James." The
Glamour of the Old Mining Towns
Inception of the Tramp. Stockton to Angel's Camp. Tuttletown and the
"Sage of Jackass Hill"
Tuolumne to Placerville. Charm of Sonora and Fascination of San Andreas
and Mokelumne Hill
J. H. Bradley and the Cary House. Ruins of Coloma. James W. Marshall and
His Pathetic End
Auburn to Nevada City Via Colfax and Grass Valley. Ben Taylor and His
E. W. Maslin and His Recollections of Pioneer Days in Grass Valley.
Origin of Our Mining Laws
Grass Valley to Smartsville. Sucker Flat and Its Personal Appeal
Smartsville to Marysville. Some Reflections on Automobiles and "Hoboes"
Bayard Taylor and the California of Forty-nine. Bret Harte and His
Literary Pioneer Contemporaries
Ruins of Coloma, a Name "Forever Associated With the Wildest Scramble
for Gold the World Has Ever Been"
Map of the "Bret Harte Country," Showing the Route Taken by the Writer,
With the Towns, Important Rivers, and County Boundaries of the Country
The Tuttletown Hotel, Tuttletown; a Wooden Building Erected in the Early
Mokelumne River; "Whatever the Meaning of the Indian Name, One May Rest
Assured It Stands for Some Form of Beauty"