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A letter from Oliver C. Hickok, Rough & Ready, California, to his father William Alonzo Hickok, Troy Grove, Illinois. He talks about his work and investment in a gold mine. Oliver left home in 1851 and went to California in the wake of the gold rush. He became a teamster on the rough trails around Placerville and Folson. He lost an arm after falling from a wagon, but he continued to work as a teamster.

Creator: Hickok, Oliver C.
Date: May 1, 1851

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Item Number: 209343
Call Number: Hickok Family Coll. #806
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 209343

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