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Primarily reminiscences of Mrs. Hewes' father, his friends and associates such as mine superintendent William Irwin and Nevada Senator William M. Stewart, and his business interests. Also included are memoirs of Clair's mother, Florence Evelyn Kingsley Waters Hofer, her family's overland journey to Placerville, California, Clair's childhood there and in Gold Hill, Nevada, and famous Nevada friends.
Diary of Lovina Walker Weeks of her trip across the plains, with notes by her daughter Florence Weeks Blacow
Lovina Walker Weeks' diary provides brief daily descriptions of the wagon journey and is supplemented by comments of her daughter, Florence, who was eight at the time of the trip. Created between April 21-August 28, 1859.