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The Resource Mining camps, a study in American frontier government, by Charles Howard Shinn ; introduction by Joseph Henry Jackson

Mining camps, a study in American frontier government, by Charles Howard Shinn ; introduction by Joseph Henry Jackson

Label
Mining camps, a study in American frontier government
Title
Mining camps, a study in American frontier government
Statement of responsibility
by Charles Howard Shinn ; introduction by Joseph Henry Jackson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1852-1924
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Shinn, Charles Howard
Dewey number
917.94
Index
index present
LC call number
F864
LC item number
.S58 1948
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1894-1955
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Jackson, Joseph Henry
Series statement
Western Americana planned in connection with California's centenary celebration
Series volume
1946-50
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mines and mineral resources
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • California
Label
Mining camps, a study in American frontier government, by Charles Howard Shinn ; introduction by Joseph Henry Jackson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • A reissue of the ed. of 1885 with a new introd
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 285-291
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Scope of the present investigation -- Ancient and medieval mining-systems; the codes of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries; Germanic mining-freedom -- Customs of Cornwall; Statuary-courts, bar-motes, and tin-bounds -- Early mining in the United States -- The Spanish-American system of government; mining-laws of Mexico -- The missions of the Pacific Coast -- Spanish town-governments; the pueblo in California -- A study of Alcaldes -- California camps; the days of '48 -- The earliest mining-courts, and their influence on state life -- The golden prime of '49 -- Evidence concerning law and order in the camps -- Illustrations from early and successful camp organizations -- Forms of district government; folk-moot, standing-committee, and Alcalde -- How an Alcalde was once deposed -- The miners' Justice of the Peace -- Organization of town government by the miners -- The difficulties of foreigners in various camps -- The famous Scotch-bar decision -- Sporadic organizations; cases of mob-law -- Local land laws and legislation fm 1848 to 1884 -- The early relationships of mining and agricultural interests -- Decisions of California and other courts respecting local laws and customs -- The extension and permanent influence of mining-camp law -- Effects, social and intellectual, upon Western development
Control code
1427940
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st Borzoi ed.
Extent
xxvi, 291 pages
Lccn
48005062
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1427940
Label
Mining camps, a study in American frontier government, by Charles Howard Shinn ; introduction by Joseph Henry Jackson
Publication
Note
  • A reissue of the ed. of 1885 with a new introd
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 285-291
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Scope of the present investigation -- Ancient and medieval mining-systems; the codes of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries; Germanic mining-freedom -- Customs of Cornwall; Statuary-courts, bar-motes, and tin-bounds -- Early mining in the United States -- The Spanish-American system of government; mining-laws of Mexico -- The missions of the Pacific Coast -- Spanish town-governments; the pueblo in California -- A study of Alcaldes -- California camps; the days of '48 -- The earliest mining-courts, and their influence on state life -- The golden prime of '49 -- Evidence concerning law and order in the camps -- Illustrations from early and successful camp organizations -- Forms of district government; folk-moot, standing-committee, and Alcalde -- How an Alcalde was once deposed -- The miners' Justice of the Peace -- Organization of town government by the miners -- The difficulties of foreigners in various camps -- The famous Scotch-bar decision -- Sporadic organizations; cases of mob-law -- Local land laws and legislation fm 1848 to 1884 -- The early relationships of mining and agricultural interests -- Decisions of California and other courts respecting local laws and customs -- The extension and permanent influence of mining-camp law -- Effects, social and intellectual, upon Western development
Control code
1427940
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st Borzoi ed.
Extent
xxvi, 291 pages
Lccn
48005062
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1427940

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