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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Oldport days, with ten heliotype illustrations from views taken in Newport, R. I., expressly for this work. 29 11 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Grant in peace: from Appomattox to Mount McGregor, a personal memoir 8 0 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1 6 2 Browse Search
William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 1 6 0 Browse Search
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana 5 1 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 4 0 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 4 4 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 4 0 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 5, April, 1906 - January, 1907 4 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 3 1 Browse Search
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William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 1, Chapter 16: San Francisco. (search)
ands of persons in this city, otherwise passing for sane, believe in this development, and are sinking all that they have saved by years of thrift in the several Comstock mines. The Comstock lode lies on Mount Davidson, in Nevada; though the mines are chiefly owned by San Franciscans. Some of these mines, such as the Ophir anComstock lode lies on Mount Davidson, in Nevada; though the mines are chiefly owned by San Franciscans. Some of these mines, such as the Ophir and the Mexican, have been worked for twenty years. The silver veins are long; four or five miles in length; but as no one has yet traced them out, their value is an unknown figure. From the stores of Virginia, built around the openings of these mines, the silver veins run up a gulch to Gold Hill, where they strike on beds of still engines and more skilful labour. Prices have been depressed, and thrifty persons have been laying up their dollars in savings banks, instead of sinking them in Comstock mines. Sharp as a shot has come a change. I'll tell you how it came about, says a banker, sitting next to me at dinner. Five or six of our worthy citizen