LYMAN, ALBERT. Journal of a Voyage to California.... Hartford: 18518564
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LYMAN, ALBERT. Journal of a Voyage to California, and Life in the Gold Diggings, and Also of a Voyage from California to the Sandwich Islands. Hartford: E.T. Pease, 1852.
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LYMAN, ALBERT.
Journal of a Voyage to California, and Life in the Gold Diggings, and Also of a Voyage from California to the Sandwich Islands. Hartford: E.T. Pease, 1852. 192 pp. Frontispiece, one plate and illustrations throughout. Original printed wrappers. Dampstain to tail edge in gutter margin, some stray pen marks, lacks front wrapper, spine chipped, rear wrapper worn.

First edition. Lyman traveled to California as a member of the Connecticut Mining and Trading Company. He tried his hand at mining but eventually opened a store in Sacramento and one in Mormon Island. In January of 1850 he traveled to Honolulu on a trading voyage, also stopping on Kauia and Niihau. Cowan p 400; Forbes 1887; Hill p 481; Howes L577 ("b"); Kurutz 411.
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