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San Francisco-Early California experiences-life on the Pacific coast-promoted Captain-Flush times in California San Francisco at that day was a lively place. GoCalifornia San Francisco at that day was a lively place. Gold, or placer digging as it was called, was at its height. Steamers plied daily between San Francisco and both Stockton and Sacramento. Passengers and gold from th
us instinct, became criminals and outcasts.
Many of the real scenes in early California life exceed in strangeness and interest any of the mere products of the brain of the novelist.
Those early days in California brought out character.
It was a long way off then, and the journey was expensive.
The fortunate could go by Cap from the sale of what was left of the outfit would not support a man long at California prices.
Many became discouraged.
Others would take off their coats and look e.
There were many young men who had studied professions before they went to California, and who had never done a day's manual labor in their lives, who took in the