Gold Seekers of '49

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Author: Edwin L. Sabin
Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 74,946 / 223 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 52.7
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,588
Added to site: 2007.10.26
mnybks.net#: 18718
Genre: Adventure

How in the year 1849 Charley Adams and his father set out for far California, there to find a gold mine; how they crossed the tropical isthmus of Panama, by canoe and by mule to the Pacific side; how they landed at last in wonderful San Francisco, and what befell them there and in the High Sierras; relating how they encountered fortune and misfortune in that new land peopled from every quarter of the globe.

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ute by way of Lake Nicaragua has been much discussed.

1814--Spain authorizes the construction of a canal through the Isthmus, but by a revolution loses her Central America provinces.

1825--The Republic of Central America requests the assistance of the United States in the construction of a canal through Nicaragua.

1826--Aaron H. Palmer, of New York, contracts with the Republic of Central America for the construction of a canal across Nicaragua. This project also fails, and so does an English plan.

1827--President Bolivar of the Republic of Colombia (formed by the States of New Granada, Ecuador and Venezuela, and thus embracing the Isthmus) commissions J. A. Lloyd to survey the Isthmus with a view to a rail-and-water route across. Lloyd recommends a canal from Limon Bay to the Chagres River (as now), the river route as far on as possible, and a railroad thence to the Pacific coast.

1835-1841--The United States further debates the subject of a ship canal across the Isthmus or

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