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A peep at Washoe

J. Ross Browne

A peep at Washoe

or, Sketch of adventure in Virginia City : being a new printing, conscientiously prepared, of the New York edition by Harper & Brothers, 1875

by J. Ross Browne

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Published by Lewis Osborne in Palo Alto, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSketch of adventure in Virginia City
    StatementJ. Ross Browne ; an introduction by Oscar Lewis
    The Physical Object
    Pagination145 p.
    Number of Pages145
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26882698M

    Four of J. Ross Browne's works in one volume: "Crusoe's Island", "A Dangerous Journey", "Observations in Office" (including "Indians of California") and "A Peep at Washoe". Cowan II p Well-worn and rubbed, especially at spine ends; still, Very Good and now in a clear custom mylar protective sleeve. On losing his official head he buckled on his pack and blanket, and started on foot for the Silver Mines of Washoe, where he set up an Agency. His hardships, trials, and misfortunes there are amusingly described in a series of papers entitled "A Peep at Washoe," also published in Harper's Magazine.   The two men would have a profound affect on the success of the Comstock Lode in coming years. | Drawing by J. Ross Browne from his book, “A Peep at Washoe.”.


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Balboa Island, Calif., Paisano Press [] (OCoLC) A Peep at Washoe was riginally Serialized in / Browne travels on foot to Silver Crazed Nevada during the height of prospecting and speculation. In Washoe Revisited, serialized inhe returns to see the changes that have taken place as civilization takes hold in the mining regions.

A Peep at Washoe - Sketches of Virginia City by J. Ross Browne. Description: This book began as an article series printed in Harper’s Monthly Magazine beginning in It gives a first-person view of the early days of the Comstock Lode silver mining boom in the Virginia City Range and Washoe Valley.

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English: Illustrations for "A Peep at Washoe" — article series by John Ross Browne, printed in Harper's Monthly Magazine. Began in DecemberVol. XXII, pg. 4, Harper Brothers, New York — and continued in subsequent issues. The primary topic of the articles and illustrations is the s Comstock Lode silver mining boom in the Virginia Range and Washoe Valley, in the western Utah.

Illustrations for "A Peep at Washoe" by J. Ross Browne, in Harper's Monthly Magazine, Vol. XXII, p. 4, DecemberHarper Brothers, New on first page of article is signed "Stephens" (first name unknown to me). All images in the article appear to be the same artist.

A Peep at Washoe was riginally Serialized in / Browne travels on foot to Silver Crazed Nevada during the height of prospecting and speculation. In Washoe Revisited, serialized inhe returns to see the changes that have taken place Pages: John Ross Browne () of Kentucky, the official reporter for the California State Constitutional Convention ofcame to California in as an employee of the government revenue service.

He traveled widely in the next two decades, including a stay in China as U.S. minister, before settling down in Oakland in Crusoe's island () contains four short works: (1) Crusoe's. Crusoe's Island: A Ramble in the Footsteps of Alexander Selkirk With Sketches of Adventure in California and Washoe Contents: Crusoe's island -- A dangerous journey -- Observations in office -- A peep at Washoe.

Language: English: LoC Class: F United States local history: Pacific States: Subject: California -- Social life and customs Subject. By Jack Harpster Virginia City, in Utah Territory, was just getting established when Duane Bliss and Philipp Deidesheimer arrived in The two men would A peep at Washoe book a profound affect on the success of the Comstock Lode in coming years.

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A Peep at Washoe or, Sketch of Adventure in Virginia City. Palo Alto: Lewis Osborne, Introduction by Oscar Lewis. Tall 8vo. Original cloth-backed boards; plain dust wrapper. A fine copy.

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CRUSOE'S ISLAND: A Ramble in the Footsteps of Alexander Selkirk. WITH SKETCHES OF ADVENTURE IN CALIFORNIA AND WASHOE. BY J. ROSS BROWNE, AUTHOR OF "ETCHINGS OF A WHALING CRUISE," "YUSEF," &c. NEW YORK: HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS, FRANKLIN SQUARE. Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year one thousand eight hundred and.

Washoe revisited by Browne, J. Ross and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   He left Virginia City after a few days complaining of stomach pain caused by bad water. Harpers published his unflattering A Peep at Washoe, leaving many Comstockers angry.

After more travels in Europe, Browne returned to the West inpublishing Washoe Revisited, which describes his observations of a maturing Comstock. Table of Contents for Literary Nevada: writings from the Silver State / edited by Cheryll Glotfelty, available from the Library of Congress.

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From Wikisource Decidedly the best account was written by J. Ross Browne, who made his Peep at Washoe a classic of early Nevada. Stirred, he says, by the shout of "Silver! silver! Acres of it! as every one had access to the record book in the pioneer camp, and most of the.A Peep at Washoe or, Sketch of Adventure in Virginia City.

Photo available. Ashland. Lewis Osborne. pps. Octavo. Hardcover. First edition thus. Limited edition of copies, number Fine (bookplate) copy (light sunning to edges).