GOLD VS. GRAIN; The Hydraulic Mining Controversy in California's Sacramento Valley. A Chapter in the Decline of the Concept of Laissez Faire. Robert L. KELLEY.
GOLD VS. GRAIN; The Hydraulic Mining Controversy in California's Sacramento Valley. A Chapter in the Decline of the Concept of Laissez Faire
GOLD VS. GRAIN; The Hydraulic Mining Controversy in California's Sacramento Valley. A Chapter in the Decline of the Concept of Laissez Faire

GOLD VS. GRAIN; The Hydraulic Mining Controversy in California's Sacramento Valley. A Chapter in the Decline of the Concept of Laissez Faire

Glendale, California: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1959. 327 pages. Illustrated including a folding map: "Central California About1880". Bibliography. Index. Original brown cloth. 6 1/2" x 9 1/2". Several pages unopened. A well-detailed history of hydraulic gold mining in California, from its inception, the battles between the foothill miner and the valley farmer, and the demise of the practice through the Sawyer decision of 1884 and the Caminetti Act. Trivial edgewear, but a Near Fine or better copy, now in a clear mylar protective jacket. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books in boxes via media mail to any United States address. Near Fine / Clear Mylar (Custom). Item #2082

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