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Gold Being the Marvelous History of General John Augustus Sutter

Blaise Cendrars

Gold Being the Marvelous History of General John Augustus Sutter

by Blaise Cendrars

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Published by Michael Kesend Pub Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sutter, John Augustus,,
  • Gold mines and mining,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Pioneers,
  • General,
  • Sutter, John Augustus,
  • California,
  • 1803-1880,
  • Biographical fiction

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNina Rootes (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8392686M
    ISBN 100935576096
    ISBN 109780935576092

      John Sutter, a name nearly nobody knows. If he had a little bit more luck, he would have been world famous. Next time you are sad, think about Sutter and you’ll feel better. Listen to “Sutter. John Augustus Sutter () 43 works Search for books with Publishing History This is a chart to show the publishing history of editions of works about this subject. Along the X axis is time, and on the y axis is the count of editions published. , 1 book Chris Hayhurst, 1 book Sutter, John Augustus, 1 book Trenker, Luis, 1 book.

    Read Orrin's review of Gold: Being the Marvelous History of General John Augustus Sutter () Edgar Rice Burroughs () was born on September 1, .   Grabbing a book, Sutter performed a few simple tests on the yellow metal. "Its gold," he said. Simple words that ignited the imagination of the world. The following year would forever be known for the thousands of gold-seeking 49ers who abandoned farms and families across the country to search for riches in California. The Gold Rush hurt Sutter.

    About. Swiss pioneer of the California Gold Rush who is known for establishing Sutter's Mill and Sutter's fort near present-day Sacramento. He has been featured in both film and literature, and his house in Pennsylvania made the National Register of Historic Places in Born: Wort to maintain healthy action! W au organ JTOftlf A. SUTTER DEAD. The Man oa Wtasss Raaeh tho First California Sola Was Discovered. New Tork Sun.l General John Augustus Sutter, on whose ranch gold was first discovered in California, died on Friday in Made's Hotel, in Washington. General Sutter was born in Kandorn, Baden, on Febru


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John Augustus Sutter (Febru – J ), born Johann August Sutter, was a German-born Swiss pioneer of California, with Mexican and American citizenship, known for establishing Sutter's Fort in the area that would eventually become Sacramento, California, the state's capital.

Although he became famous following the discovery of gold by his employee James W. Marshall and the Born: Johann August Suter, FebruKandern. Gold Rush Deluge, Book Two of the California Argonauts by. Suzanne Lilly (Goodreads Author) John Toombs. avg rating — 3 ratings. score: 95 Gold: Being the Marvelous History of General John Augustus Sutter by.

Blaise Cendrars. avg rating — ratings. John Sutter, in full John Augustus Sutter, original name Johann August Suter, (born FebruKandern, Baden [Germany]—died JWashington, D.C.), German-born Swiss pioneer settler and colonizer in California; the discovery of gold on his land in precipitated the California Gold Rush.

Sutter spent much of his early life in Switzerland; he was a Swiss citizen and. John Augustus Sutter. John Augustus Sutter (), German-born American adventurer and colonizer, is generally regarded as one of the founding fathers of California.

Born in Kandern, Baden, on Feb. 15,Johann August Sutter (as he spelled the name before he Anglicized it) grew to manhood at Rünenberg, Switzerland. John Augustus Sutter Jr. (Octo – Septem ) was the founder and planner of the City of Sacramento in California, a U.S.

Consul in Acapulco, Mexico and the son of German-born but Swiss-raised American pioneer John Augustus Sutter Sr. John Sutter Jr. was born on Oct. 25, in Burgdorf, : OctoBurgdorf, Switzerland.

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John Augustus Sutter ( – ) was a Swiss-American pioneer of California known for his association with the California Gold Rush, and for establishing Sutter's Fort in the area that would eventually become Sacramento, the state's capital. Johann Augustus Suter, son of Johann Jakob Suter, Jr.

and Christina Wilhelmine Stober, was born 15 Feburary at Kandern, Baden-Württemberg Parents: Christina Wilhelmina Sutter, Johann Jakob Suter, II. Du Monde Entier Suivi de 19 Poà mes Elastiques - La Guerre au Luxembourg - Sonnets Dà naturà s - Poà mes Nà gres - Documentaires by Blaise Cendrars and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Gold: Being the Marvelous History of General John Augustus Sutter.

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Marshall and the mill making team at Sutter's Mill, and for establishing Sutter's Fort in the area that would eventually become Sacramento, the state. John Augustus Sutter was another extremely famous person from the period of the California Gold Rush.

Sutter was, after all, the owner of the mill at which gold was first discovered. John Sutter was born on Febru in Kandern, Baden. Sutter began his life as an apprentice to.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2). John Sutter (born Johann August Suter; Febru –J ) was a Swiss immigrant in California whose sawmill was the launching spot for the California Gold Rush.

Sutter was a prosperous pioneer and land baron when one of his sawmill workers found a nugget of gold at the mill, on Janu John Augustus Sutter () At one time the absolute ruler of what amounted to a private kingdom along the Sacramento River, John Sutter saw his immense wealth and power overrun in the world.

John A. Sutter () could have become one of the richest men in California when gold was found on his property. Instead he lost his vast land holdings on the Sacramento and Feather Rivers and eventually left California penniless.

Sutter always claimed to be the victim of charlatans, but he bore considerable responsibility for his downfall.Gold was discovered at SUTTER's sawmill in the nearby foothills at Coloma inleading to the California Gold Rush of John Augustus SUTTER's life accomplishments are too numerous to fully list here.

More biographical information can be found in published biographies, both in book File Size: 40KB.John Augustus Sutter, Jr. was born in Switzerland to a father who had served in the Swiss military. When his father, John Augustus, Sr., became overwhelmed with debts, he decided to start over, leaving his wife and children and seeking his fortune in America.

John Jr. was just seven years old when his father left, and was raised by his mother : Sacramento City Cemetery.