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Up and Down California in 1860-1864;
The Journal of William H. Brewer:
Itinerary

Date1860Camp No.
Oct. 22 (Mon.) Sailed from New York (SS. North Star
30 (Tues.) Arrived Aspinwall; crossed Isthmus of Panama;
sailed from Panama (SS. Golden Age)
Nov. 6 (Tues.) Called at Acapulco, Mexico
14 (Wed.) Landed at San Francisco
24 (Sat.) Left San Francisco by steamer
25 (Sun.) Called at San Luis Obispo
26 (Mon.) Arrived San Pedro; by stage to Los Angeles
Dec. 4 (Tues.) Established camp on El Monte road (S. of river) 1
14 (Fri.) Sierra Santa Monica (Hancock’s Canyon) 2
20 (Thurs.) Santa Monica Canyon (1 1/2 mi. from sea beach) 3
24 (Mon.) Los Angeles
29 (Sat.) Camped at Lake Vineyard (3/4 mi. E. of B. D. Wilson’s) 4
1861
Jan. 2 (Wed.) [Advance party at Santa Anita Canyon] 5
3 (Thurs.) Mouth of San Gabriel Canyon 6
16 (Wed.) Chino Ranch 7
18 (Fri.) Santa Ana River (near bluffs) 8
21 (Mon.) Temescal (near Overland stage station) 9
25 (Fri.) Mouth of Canyon Agua Fria 10
26 (Sat.) Climbed highest peak of Santa Ana Mountains
27 (Sun.) Returned to Temescal (Camp 9)
Feb. 2 (Sat.) On way to San Gabriel 11
3 (Sun.) San Gabriel Canyon (Camp 6)
5 (Tues.) Los Angeles (Camp 1)
11 (Mon.) Cahuenga Pass (near N. entrance) 12
13 (Wed.) Sycamore Canyon 13
18 (Mon.) Scorpion Ranch 14
23 (Sat.) Triunfo Ranch (5 mi. S.E. of ranch) 15
27 (Wed.) Cayeguas Ranch 16
Mar. 1 (Fri.) San Buenaventura 17
4 (Mon.) Carpinteria 18
7 (Thurs.) Santa Barbara (S. side of Arroyo Pedregosa) 19
Apr. 2 (Tues.) Dos Pueblos (5 mi. from Doctor Den’s) 20
4 (Thurs.) Nojoqui Ranch (N.E. of Gaviota Pass) 21
6 (Sat.) Alamo Pintado (4 mi. N. of Santa Inez Mission) 22
8 (Mon.) Foxen’s Ranch 23
9 (Tues.) Nipomo Ranch 24
11 (Thurs.) Arroyo Grande (Branch’s Ranch) 25
13 (Sat.) San Luis Obispo (2 mi. S.E.) 26
29 (Mon.) Atascadero Ranch (Santa Margarita Valley) 27
May 1 (Wed.) Nacimiento River (N. bank, near Thompson’s Ranch) 28
6 (Mon.) Jolon Ranch (San Antonio P.O.) 29
9 (Thurs.) On the Salinas Plain (N.W. of Espinosa) 30
10 (Fri.) Guadalupe Ranch (Salinas Plain) 31
13 (Mon.) El Toro Ranch (on the Monterey-San Juan road) 32
15 (Wed.) Monterey (1 mi. S.) 33
23 (Thurs.) Pescadero Ranch (about 5 mi. from Monterey) 34
28 (Tues.) Finch’s Ranch (Carmelo Valley) 35
30 (Thurs.) Near laguna above arroyo seco 36
31 (Fri.) Finch’s Ranch (Camp 35)
June 1 (Sat.) Pescadero Ranch (Camp 34)
7 (Fri.) Monterey (Camp 33)
12 (Wed.) Natividad (Johnson’s Ranch) 37
14 (Fri.) San Juan (1 1/4 mi. S.E. of town) 38
19 (Wed.) San Francisco
26 (Wed.) Returned to San Juan (Camp 38)
July 10 (Wed.) Monterey
11 (Thurs.) Pescadero Ranch (Camp 34)
13 (Sat.) Salinas
14 (Sun.) San Juan (Camp 38)
16 (Tues.) Booker’s Ranch (29 mi. E. of San Juan) 39
17 (Wed.) Sheep Wells (on the New Idria road) 40
18 (Thurs.) Griswold’s (Vallecito Canyon) 41
19 (Fri.) New Idria 42
25 (Thurs.) Sheep Wells (Camp 40)
26 (Fri.) Booker’s Ranch (Camp 39)
27 (Sat.) San Juan (Camp 38)
30 (Tues.) Hollenbeck’s Tavern (Pacheco Peak)
31 (Wed.) Return to San Juan
Aug. 2 (Fri.) Watsonville (3 mi. W. of town) 43
3 (Sat.) Santa Cruz (1 mi. S.E. of town) 44
8 (Thurs.) Mountain Charlie’s (Santa Cruz Mountains) 45
9 (Fri.) New Almaden (near schoolhouse) 46
11 (Sun.) San Jose
15 (Thurs.) Climbed Mount Bache
20 (Tues.) 21-Mile House (Santa Clara Valley) 47
23 (Fri.) San Jose (on the edge of town) 48
26 (Mon.) Climbed Mount Hamilton
31 (Sat.) Mountain View (Putnam’s Ranch) 49
Sept. 4 (Wed.) Mission San Jose (at 17-Mile House) 50
9 (Mon.) Haywards (by stream 3/4 mi. E.) 51
9 (Mon.) Continued to San Francisco
10 (Tues.) Returned to Haywards
12 (Thurs.) Amador Valley (Major Russell’s farm) 52
13 (Fri.) San Ramon Valley (Moore’s, at angle of creek) 53
14 (Sat.) Oakland 54
14 (Sat.) Continued to San Francisco
16 (Mon.) Left for Sacramento by boat
17 (Tues.) Sacramento
20 (Fri.) San Francisco
[White’s (Tar Springs)] 55
[Lafayette (Plaza)] 56
23 (Mon.) Clayton (N. of Mt. Diablo) 57
24 (Tues.) Climbed Mount Diablo
25 (Wed.) East Spur of Mount Diablo
28 (Sat.) San Francisco
30 (Mon.) Alhambra Valley (2 mi. S. of Martinez) 58
Oct. 2 (Wed.) Clayton (Camp 57)
8 (Tues.) E.S.E. of Mount Diablo 59
10 (Thurs.) Livermore Pass (Zimmermann’s Mountain House) 60
12 (Sat.) Corral Hollow 61
19 (Sat.) Zimmermann’s (Camp 60)
20 (Sun.) Amador Valley (Camp 52)
22 (Tues.) Martinez (Camp 58)
25 (Fri.) Benicia (4 mi. N. of town) 62
28 (Mon.) Suscol (5 mi. S. of Napa) 63
Nov. 2 (Sat.) Sebastopol (near Yount’s mill) 64
6 (Wed.) Fowler’s Ranch (Carne Humana) 65
7 (Thurs.) McDonald’s 66
8 (Fri.) Canyon on Pine Mountain
9 (Sat.) Pioneer Mine (Little Geysers)
10 (Sun.) Geysers (returned to Pioneer Mine)
11 (Mon.) McDonald’s (Camp 66)
13 (Wed.) St. Helena 67
14 (Thurs.) Suscol (Camp 63)
15 (Fri.) Benicia and San Francisco
1862
Feb. 22 (Sat.) San Jose, via Alviso
26 (Wed.) San Francisco
Mar. 7 (Fri.) Sacramento
26 (Wed.) San Rafael
27 (Thurs.) McDuff’s Ranch House
28 (Fri.) Climbed Mount Tamalpais; to Sausalito
29 (Sat.) San Francisco
Apr. 4 (Fri.) North of San Francisco (Petaluma, San Rafael)
8 (Tues.) Returned to San Francisco
10 (Thurs.) Stockton
14 (Mon.) North of San Francisco (Petaluma, Sonoma)
19 (Sat.) Returned to San Francisco
23 (Wed.) Martinez (1/2 mi. S. of town) 68
30 (Wed.) Walnut Creek 69
May 6 (Tues.) Clayton (S. of town) 70
7 (Wed.) Climbed Mount Diablo
14 (Wed.) Climbed Mount Diablo
27 (Tues.) Climbed Mount Diablo; also N.E. Peak
28 (Wed.) Marsh’s Ranch 71
31 (Sat.) Zimmermann’s (Camp 60)
June 3 (Tues.) Corral Hollow (entrance to canyon) 72
6 (Fri.) Lone Tree Canyon (3/4 mi. from entrance) 73
9 (Mon.) Mount Oso
10 (Tues.) Caņada del Puerto (near entrance) 74
12 (Thurs.) Up Caņada del Puerto 75
14 (Sat.) Orestimba Canyon (3 mi. up) 76
19 (Thurs.) San Luis de Gonzaga Ranch (E. of Pacheco Pass) 77
24 (Tues.) Pacheco Pass, to Hollenbeck’s (W. of Pass) 78
27 (Fri.) San Juan (Camp 38)
28 (Sat.) 21-Mile House (Camp 47)
30 (Mon.) San Jose (Camp 48)
July 1 (Tues.) San Jose (2 mi. N.E., on Coyote Creek) 79
1 (Tues.) Calaveras Creek (base of Mt. Hamilton) 80
2 (Wed.) Climbed Mount Hamilton
3 (Thurs.) San Jose
4 (Fri.) San Francisco
7 (Mon.) Mission San Jose (Camp 50)
8 (Tues.) San Jose
9 (Wed.) New Almaden
11 (Fri.) San Jose
12 (Sat.) San Francisco
15 (Tues.) San Pablo Creek (2 mi. E. of town, at McGraw’s) 81
17 (Thurs.) Walnut Creek House (Camp 62)
18 (Fri.) On Suisun Road (2 mi. N.E. of Benicia) 82
22 (Tues.) Rockville 83
26 (Sat.) Rag Canyon 84
Aug. 7 (Thurs.) Rockville (Camp 83)
8 (Fri.) San Francisco via Suisun
[During Brewer’s illness the rest of the party moved on,
occupying the following camps:]
9 (Sat.) Pleasant Valley (Thurber’s Ranch) 85
11 (Mon.) On Colusa Road (2 mi. N. of Cache Creek) 86
12 (Tues.) Sycamore Slough 87
13 (Wed.) Boggs Ranch (12 mi. N. of Colusa) 88
14 (Thurs.) McIntosh (4 mi. N. of Stony Creek) 89
15 (Fri.) Tehama
[Brewer left San Francisco Aug. 12 (Tues.) by steamer to Sacramento;
thence by steamer Aug. 13 (Wed.) for Red Bluff,
where he rejoined his party.]
90
16 (Sat.) Red Bluff (Star Ranch, 1 mi. N.E. of town) 91
19 (Tues.) [Brewer went to Tuscan Springs.]
19 (Tues.) American Ranch 92
20 (Wed.) Shasta (toll gate, 1 mi. N. on Yreka Road) 93
23 (Sat.) Hubbard’s Ranch (N. Fork of Cottonwood Creek) 94
28 (Thurs.) Returned to Shasta (Camp 93)
Sept. 6 (Sat.) Bass’s Ranch 95
7 (Sun.) Sacramento River (Upper Ferry) 96
8 (Mon.) Sim Southern’s 97
9 (Tues.) Strawberry Valley (Sisson’s) 98
11 (Thurs.) Camping ground on Mount Shasta 99
12 (Fri.) Climbed Mount Shasta
13 (Sat.) Strawberry Valley (Camp 98)
15 (Mon.) Returned to camp on Mount Shasta (Camp 99)
16 (Tues.) Strawberry Valley (Camp 98)
17 (Wed.) Sweet Briar Ranch (9 mi. S. of Soda Springs) 100
18 (Thurs.) “Mrs. Campbell’s” (4 mi. N. of Upper Ferry) 101
19 (Fri.) Bass’s Ranch (lower) 102
22 (Mon.) Shasta
23 (Tues.) Buckhorn Station
24 (Wed.) Weaverville
25 (Thurs.) Douglas City
26 (Fri.) Climbed Weaver Balley
27 (Sat.) Towers
28 (Sun.) Climbed Shasta Balley
29 (Mon.) Returned to Shasta
Oct. 2 (Thurs.) Cow Creek (Millville) 103
4 (Sat.) Battle Creek 104
7 (Tues.) Antelope Creek (Dye’s Ranch) 105
9 (Thurs.) Deer Creek (Lassen’s Old Ranch) 106
10 (Fri.) Chico (Bidwell’s Ranch) 107
13 (Mon.) Pence’s Ranch 108
16 (Thurs.) Oroville 109
18 (Sat.) Marysville 110
21 (Tues.) To San Francisco, via Sacramento
27 (Mon.) Benicia
28 (Tues.) Napa
29 (Wed.) Sonoma and Lakeville
30 (Thurs.) Returned to San Francisco
Nov. 3 (Mon.) Petaluma
4 (Tues.) Tomales
5 (Wed.) Tomales Bay (W. shore)
6 (Thurs.) San Rafael
7 (Fri.) Returned to San Francisco
17 (Mon.) Summit House (7 mi. from Oakland)
18 (Tues.) To San Antonio, and returned to San Francisco
20 (Thurs.) San Leandro; to Hiscock’s
21 (Fri.) San Ramon Creek, Castro Valley, Haywards
22 (Sat.) To San Antonio, and returned to San Francisco
25 (Tues.) Haywards and Niles
26 (Wed.) Suņol, Alameda Canyon, Mission San Jose
27 (Thurs.) Returned to San Francisco, via Oakland
Dec. 2 (Tues.) Suņol (Bertrand House)
3 (Wed.) Mission San Jose
4 (Thurs.) Milpitas; to Hodge’s
5 (Fri.) Penitentia Canyon; to San Jose
6 (Sat.) Returned to San Francisco
1863
Jan. 3 (Sat.) San Jose
5 (Mon.) Returned to San Francisco
Mar. 5 (Thurs.) Near Guadalupe Mine
6 (Fri.) New Almaden
10 (Tues.) Lexington
11 (Wed.) Mountain Charlie’s (Santa Cruz Mountains)
12 (Thurs.) Santa Cruz Mountains
13 (Fri.) San Jose
14 (Sat.) Returned to San Francisco
Apr. 1 (Wed.) Martinez
2 (Thurs.) Clayton
3 (Fri.) Dutch Fred’s (San Joaquin Plain)
4 (Sat.) Durham’s Ferry (San Joaquin Plain)
6 (Mon.) Hill’s Ferry
7 (Tues.) Firebaugh’s Ferry
8 (Wed.) Fresno City
9 (Thurs.) Kings River (Bliss’s)
10 (Fri.) Visalia
13 (Mon.) Tule River (R. Porter Putnam’s)
14 (Tues.) Coyote Springs
15 (Wed.) Kern River
16 (Thurs.) Caņada de las Uvas
17 (Fri.) Fort Tejon
21 (Tues.) Head of San Emidio Canyon
23 (Thurs.) San Emidio Ranch (Alexander’s)
26 (Sun.) Fort Tejon
28 (Tues.) Tejon Indian Reservation
May 1 (Fri.) Fort Tejon
6 (Wed.) Liebre Ranch
9 (Sat.) Oak Creek
10 (Sun.) Tehachapi Valley
11 (Mon.) Pass Creek
12 (Tues.) Beyond Walker’s Basin
13 (Wed.) Keysville
15 (Fri.) Roberts’ (near Walker Pass)
16 (Sat.) Indian Wells
17 (Sun.) Roberts’
18 (Mon.) Keysville
19 (Tues.) Greenhorn
20 (Wed.) Tailholt
21 (Thurs.) Tule River
23 (Sat.) Visalia
25 (Mon.) On the plain
26 (Tues.) Millerton
27 (Wed.) Chowchilla Creek
28 (Thurs.) Hornitos
30 (Sat.) Knight’s Ferry
31 (Sun.) Columbia
June 2 (Tues.) Calaveras Big Trees
4 (Thurs.) Murphy’s
8 (Mon.) Sonora
10 (Wed.) Big Oak Flat
14 (Sun.) Bower Cave 111
15 (Mon.) Crane Flat 112
16 (Tues.) Yosemite Valley (by El Capitan) 113
17 (Wed.) Yosemite Valley (in front of Yosemite Falls) 114
23 (Tues.) Porcupine Flat 115
24 (Wed.) Climbed Mount Hoffmann
25 (Thurs.) Lake Tenaya (east end) 116
26 (Fri.) Tuolumne Soda Springs 117
27 (Sat.) Mono Pass (3 mi. from Summit) 118
28 (Sun.) Climbed Mount Dana
29 (Mon.) Climbed Mount Dana again
30 (Tues.) Soda Springs (Camp 117)
July 1 (Wed.) Head of Tuolumne Valley [Lyell Fork] 119
2 (Thurs.) Climbed Mount Lyell (nearly to summit)
3 (Fri.) Soda Springs (Camp 117)
7 (Tues.) Across Mono Pass; to Mono Plain 120
9 (Thurs.) Mono Lake (N.W. shore) 121
10 (Fri.) Island in Mono Lake 122
11 (Sat.) Mono Lake (Camp 121)
12 (Sun.) Aurora 123
14 (Tues.) Walker River (W. end of meadows) 124
15 (Wed.) Little Lake (12 mi. E. of main summit) 125
17 (Fri.) Near Sonora Pass (E. of summit) 126
19 (Sun.) Crossing of the Stanislaus (19 mi. W. of summit) 127
22 (Wed.) Head of Sugar Pine Creek 128
23 (Thurs.) Sonora
24 (Fri.) Murphy’s
29 (Wed.) Big Trees 129
31 (Fri.) Silver Valley 130
Aug. 1 (Sat.) Head of Mokelumne (near summit) 131
3 (Mon.) Canyon about 3 mi. from Silver Mountain (town) 132
5 (Wed.) Climbed Silver Mountain
7 (Fri.) Lake near summit of pass 133
8 (Sat.) Hermit Valley
9 (Sun.) Big Trees
11 (Tues.) West Point
12 (Wed.) Volcano
14 (Fri.) Amador Road (2 mi. E. of toll gate) 134
15 (Sat.) Silver Lake 135
16 (Sun.) Near Summit Lake 136
17 (Mon.) Climbed mountain S. of Camp; Carson Pass
18 (Tues.) Hope Valley 137
19 (Wed.) Slippery Ford 138
20 (Thurs.) Climbed Pyramid Peak
21 (Fri.) Lake Tahoe (S. shore, near Lake House) 139
24 (Mon.) Lake Tahoe (E. shore, in Nevada) 140
25 (Tues.) Timilick Valley 141
26 (Wed.) Truckee River (near Knoxville) 142
28 (Fri.) Middle Fork of American River 143
29 (Sat.) Michigan Bluffs
30 (Sun.) Forest Hill
31 (Mon.) By stage and railroad, to Sacramento
Sept. 1 (Tues.) San Francisco, via steamer
5 (Sat.) Steamer for Sacramento
6 (Sun.) Forest Hill
7 (Mon.) Iowa Hill
8 (Tues.) Grass Valley
10 (Thurs.) Camptonville
11 (Fri.) Poker Flat
12 (Sat.) Quincy
14 (Mon.) Genesee Valley (Gifford’s Ranch) 144
18 (Fri.) Mormon Station 145
21 (Mon.) Big Meadows (Bidwell’s Store) 146
22 (Tues.) On Red Bluff-Honey Lake Road 147
23 (Wed.) Loveless’ Ranch 148
25 (Fri.) Base of Lassen’s Peak (N. side) 149
26 (Sat.) Climbed Lassen’s Peak
29 (Tues.) Climbed Lassen’s Peak again
Oct. 1 (Thurs.) Head of Hat Creek (1 mi. above station) 150
2 (Fri.) Pit River (at ferry) 151
3 (Sat.) Fort Crook 152
6 (Tues.) On Yreka Road (Bear Flat) 153
7 (Wed.) Pilgrim Camp 154
9 (Fri.) Shasta Valley (Hurd’s Ranch) 155
10 (Sat.) Yreka (Fiske’s, 1 1/2 mi. S. of town) 156
14 (Wed.) Cottonwood (Todhunter’s) 157
20 (Tues.) Yreka
21 (Wed.) Deadwood
22 (Thurs.) Scott’s Bar
23 (Fri.) Reeve’s Ranch (Klamath River)
26 (Mon.) Indian Creek
27 (Tues.) Sailor Diggings [Waldo]
29 (Thurs.) Lewis’ Ranch (Rockland Bridge)
Nov. 2 (Mon.) Low Divide
7 (Sat.) Meyers
9 (Mon.) Crescent City
21 (Sat.) Left Crescent City by SS. Oregon
23 (Mon.) Arrived San Francisco
1864
May 24 (Tues.) Left San Francisco; to Oakland
25 (Wed.) Haywards
26 (Thurs.) San Jose
27 (Fri.) 21-Mile House
28 (Sat.) Pacheco Pass (Hollenbeck’s)
30 (Mon.) San Luis de Gonzaga Ranch
31 (Tues.) Lone Willow 157[A]
June 1 (Wed.) Firebaugh’s Ferry 158
2 (Thurs.) Fresno City 159
3 (Fri.) Elkhorn Station 160
4 (Sat.) Kings River 161
6 (Mon.) Visalia
8 (Wed.) Head of Cottonwood Creek (N. of Visalia) 162
9 (Thurs.) Mill Creek (at old mill) 163
10 (Fri.) Thomas’ Mill 164
17 (Fri.) 8 mi. E.S.E. of Thomas’ Mill 165
18 (Sat.) 2 mi. below Big Meadows 166
20 (Mon.) Climbed granite dome, east
24 (Fri.) 2 mi. E. of granite dome 167
25 (Sat.) Little meadow near divide 168
27 (Mon.) South side of Kettle 169
28 (Tues.) Climbed Mount Silliman
30 (Thurs.) By granite needle on Kettle Brook 170
July 1 (Fri.) Near lake 5 mi. W. of Mt. Brewer 171
2 (Sat.) Brewer and Hoffmann climbed Mt. Brewer
4 (Mon.) Brewer and Gardner climbed Mt. Brewer;
King and Cotter set out for high peaks—their
camps numbered
172-174
6 (Wed.) S. fork of Kings River [Roaring River] 175
9 (Sat.) Little meadow near divide (Camp 168)
11 (Mon.) Big Meadows 176
12 (Tues.) To Visalia
15 (Fri.) Lewis’ Ranch (on return to mountains)
16 (Sat.) Returned to Big Meadows (Camp 177)
17 (Sun.) Toward Kings River Canyon (7 mi.) 177
18 (Mon.) Kings River Canyon (meadow across the ford) 178
19 (Tues.) Head of the canyon (at forks) 179
21 (Thurs.) On ridge N. of Kings River 180
25 (Mon.) Kings River Canyon (Camp 179)
26 (Tues.) Side canyon near smooth cliff [Charlotte Creek] 181
27 (Wed.) [Over Kearsarge Pass] Little Pine Creek 182
28 (Thurs.) Bank of Owens River (near Bend City) 183
29 (Fri.) Owens Valley (Black Rocks) 184
30 (Sat.) Owens Valley (Warm Springs) 185
31 (Sun.) Round Valley 186
Aug. 1 (Mon.) S.W. fork of Owens River 187
2 (Tues.) [Over Mono Pass] Head of San Joaquin River [Mono Creek] 188
4 (Thurs.) 18 mi. below Camp 188 [On Mono Creek] 189
6 (Sat.) 8 mi. S. of Camp 189 (across S. fork of San Joaquin) 190
9 (Tues.) Toward Mt. Goddard [Head of Post Corral Creek?] 191
10 (Wed.) Nearer Mt. Goddard 192
11 (Thurs.) Returned to Camp 191
12 (Fri.) Returned to Camp 189
15 (Mon.) Near North [Middle] Fork of San Joaquin 193
16 (Tues.) In canyon of North [Middle] Fork 194
17 (Wed.) 14 mi. W. and 3,000 ft. above Camp 194 195
19 (Fri.) Near high peak 196
21 (Sun.) Head of Chiquito Joaquin 197
22 (Mon.) Head of Fresno River (Lewis’ Ranch) 198
23 (Tues.) Clark’s Ranch [Wawona] 199
24 (Wed.) Mariposa Grove of Big Trees
26 (Fri.) Ostrander’s 200
27 (Sat.) Yosemite Valley
29 (Mon.) Lake Tenaya
30 (Tues.) Mono Pass
31 (Wed.) On Mount Gibbs
Sept. 1 (Thurs.) To Merced River, via Cathedral Peak Trail
2 (Fri.) Yosemite Valley, via Nevada Falls
5 (Mon.) Ostrander’s
6 (Tues.) Clark’s
8 (Thurs.) Big Trees
11 (Sun.) Mariposa
17 (Sat.) To Stockton by carriage
20 (Tues.) San Francisco
Oct. 8-10 New Almaden
Nov. 1 (Tues.) Sacramento
2 (Wed.) Stage from Placerville across the Sierra to Virginia City
3 (Thurs.) Mount Davidson
6 (Sun.) Steamboat Springs
7 (Mon.) Dayton (Carson Valley)
10 (Thurs.) Stage from Virginia City,
via Donner Lake and Dutch Flat to Auburn
11 (Fri.) Railroad from Auburn to Sacramento; to San Francisco by boat
14 (Mon.) Left San Francisco (SS. American)
27 (Sun.) Arrived San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
30 (Wed.) Left Greytown (SS. Golden Rule)
Dec. 11 (Sun.) Arrived New York
13 (Tues.) Arrived Enfield Center (Home)

 

Map of California illustrating the travels
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MAP OF CALIFORNIA
ILLUSTRATING THE TRAVELS
OF
WILLIAM H. BREWER
AS DESCRIBED IN
UP AND DOWN CALIFORNIA IN 1860-1864

NOTE: The locations on this Map are in many cases approximate.
Only the more important places are indicated.
    FRANCIS P. FARQUHAR—July 1930


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