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Directory of the City of Placerville, Upper Placerville, El Dorado, Georgetown, & Coloma Calif 1862
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Directory of the City of Placerville and Towns of Upper Placerville, El Dorado, Georgetown, and Coloma [California], Containing A History of These Places, Names of Their Inhabitants, and Everything Appertaining to a Complete Directory. 1862. Thomas Fitch & Co. Paperback, (1862), repr. 2011, Illus. Self-Indexed, 128 pp.
This 1862 book covers a major portion of El Dorado County, California, a significant mining location during the gold rush of 1849. Specifically addressed are the towns of Placerville, Upper Placerville, El Dorado, Georgetown, and Coloma, as well as a Business Directory. The book, originally published in 1862, is a directory of both inhabitants and businesses, containing names, occupations and, sometimes, locations; histories; advertising; churches; government officials and more. It is an excellent resource for anyone researching California during the gold rush.