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Texas argonauts

Richard H. Dillon

Texas argonauts

Isaac H. Duval and the California Gold Rush

by Richard H. Dillon

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Book Club of California in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • Texas,
  • Southwest, New
    • Subjects:
    • Duval, Isaac Harding, 1824-1902 -- Travel -- California.,
    • Overland journeys to the Pacific.,
    • California -- Gold discoveries.,
    • California -- Description and travel.,
    • Texas -- Description and travel.,
    • Southwest, New -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Richard H. Dillon ; illustrated by Charles Shaw.
      SeriesPublication / Book Club of California ;, no. 186, Publication (Book Club of California) ;, no. 186.
      ContributionsShaw, Charles, 1941-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF865 .D57 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 199 p. :
      Number of Pages199
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2133018M
      LC Control Number88197876

      The Argonauts, in Greek mythology, are the fifty heroes, led by Jason, who sailed on a ship called the Argo on a quest to bring back the Golden Fleece around BC, before the Trojan War.. The Argonauts got their name by combining the name of the ship, Argo, named after its builder, Argus, with the ancient Greek word, naut, meaning voyager. The Texas Argonauts were on the march west as early as January, —a remarkable circumstance when it is recalled that the famous tea caddy of gold dust which set off the gold fever in the “States” did not reach Washington, D. C, until December 7, /5(5).

      The Argonauts' route from Greece to Colchis is, with few exceptions, remarkably consistent across the Greek poets and historians. By contrast, the Argonauts' return route has been the subject of a bewildering array of interpretations, largely due to the changing Greek understanding of geography and the complications greater knowledge caused when trying to map a myth developed in an age of. Isaac Duval followed the Gila Trail from Texas to California. The trek was filled with an assortment of difficulties and adventures, including encounters with hostile Apaches. Pages – cover Duval’s experiences in the Gold recollections, written by the leader of the ‘Texian Company’, complement the Benjamin Butler.

      TEXAS ARGONAUTS. Isaac H. Duval and the California Gold Rush. San Francisco: THE BOOK CLUB OF CALIFORNIA, Charles Shaw. First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine. Item # 13 7/8'' X 10''. pp. with index. Fine copy. Edition o copies. Charlie .   An intrepid voyage out to the frontiers of the latest thinking about love, language, and family. Maggie Nelson's The Argonauts is a genre-bending memoir, a work of "autotheory" offering fresh, fierce, and timely thinking about desire, identity, and the limitations and possibilities of love and its center is a romance: the story of the author's relationship with the artist Harry s:


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