On all multiple items after the first, you will receive a 10% discount. Postage will be combined and refund granted if saved. THE HUGH GOLD NUGGET of CALAVERAS By: Ben T. Traywick INSERT THE NAME YOU ARE SEARCHING FOR IN THE BOX BELOW AND SEE WHAT WE HAVE IN OUR eCRATER STORE IN THIS OR ANY OTHER TITLE OR NAME. Click here to check out our other products on eCRATER!Custom Search Genealogy Images Of History!Type in your family name or a specific topic you are looking for..Search titles and descriptions. THE HUGH GOLD NUGGET of CALAVERAS GENEALOGY INDEX: SEE MASSIVE INDEX BELOW PRINTED LARGE ENOUGH FOR US OLD FOLKS TO READ. OLD CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH MEMORABILIA IS RAPIDLY DISAPPEARING Folks, just think about this – a prospector name of William Hance had lost his mule on Carson Hill and while searching for him, he stumbled on a piece of quartz gold that weighed 14 pounds. Later, on November 22, 1854 Jim Perkins found the largest gold nugget ever found in the United States thickness taken from the Comstock Mine on Carson Hill. The nugget was a plump lump some 15 inches long, nearly 6 inches wide and averaged 5 inches in thickness. Many of the great finds of nuggets in large and small, well known and obscure mines are listed here. The story is entitled: THE HUGH GOLD NUGGET of CALAVERAS By: Ben T. Traywick Please read this. There were many a western story published – the common ones about Cowboys and Indians are listed on eCRATER every day but the rarer ones about the great gold nuggets and their finders are seldom found. Collectors treasure them and their price guide value rises every day. They are hard to find. I hunt them out because really the better, untold and rarer stories were published in the rest. Here’s one of ‘em. FOLLOWING PURCHASE AND PAYMENT, IF YOU WILL WRITE ME OF YOUR SPECIAL NAME OR INTEREST, I WILL DO A FREE SEARCH OF MY COLLECTION AND UNINDEXED STORIES AND NAMES. TOM RUSSELL COLLECTIONFor more Information Please Visit:The Tom Russell CollectionIF I FIND SOMETHING THAT I THINK MERITS YOUR INTEREST, I WILL WRITE A REVIEW AND PLACE IT ON eCRATER AND GIVE YOU NOTICE AND A HEAD START TO BUYITNOW! Following my retirement, I have dedicated my remaining hours to indexing the Genealogy of our western heroes. During my research, I discovered that thousands of our kinfolk lay unfound and unrecognized on some book dealer’s shelf gathering dust. Because Old Western History and Memorabilia was printed before computer indexing, I index every item I sell. This complete index will be bound and included in this offering at no additional cost. Humbly, I am trying to keep our history alive. I hope you appreciate the effort. The Huge Gold Nugget Of Calaveras By: Ben T. Traywick Folks, sooner or later – Genealogists are going to realize that their family kinfolks are lying on some dealer’s dusty shelves. If I can contribute to finding one little name or photo of that long lost ancestor you have been waiting to find, its worth all the time I spend. As a tribute to the honor of our American Indians, my indexed listings will include all Indian names mentioned in the story from this time on. ANCESTORS INDEXED HEREIN, CIRCA: 1848 ANCESTOR’S LOCATION: CALIFORNIA GENEALOGY NAMES INDEXED w * INDICATING PICTURE: ANGEL, George – gold prospectors in California who founded Angel’s Creek and Angel’s Camp in August of 1848. (d. 1853 CARLOW, William - Found gold on Carson Hill in October 1850 along with partners William Hance and James Finnegan. CARSON, James – gold prospector in California who founded Carson’s Creek in August of 1848.< FINNEGAN, James Found gold on Carson Hill in October 1850 along with partners William Carlow and William Hance. HANCE, William – Found gold on Carson Hill in October 1850 along with partners William Carlow and James Finnegan. HAULTMUS, Mr. JAMES, Charles MARTIN, Oliver MURPHY, Dan -– gold prospectors in California who located mines near Murphy’s and Valiceito in August of 1848. MURPHY, John -– gold prospectors in California who located mines near Murphy’s and Valiceito in August of 1848. PERKINS, Jim RYER, Mr. SMITH, H.H. STEVENSON’S NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS TRAYWICK, Ben T., author PICTURES AND DESCRIPTIONS w * INDICATING PICTURE: Picture 1) –Photo of Carson Hill off Highway 49 * (courtesy of author) PLACES AND THINGS PROMINENTLY MENTIONED w * INDICATING PICTURE: Adam’s Express Company Angel’s Camp Angel’s Creek Bank Of Louisiana Calaveras Nugget Camp Corona Carson Creek (produced 180 ounces of gold in ten days) Carson Creek Consolidated Mining Company Carson Hill * - yielded Gold in the amount of $2,800,000 in 7 months. Comstock Mine Consolidated Mining Company, Carson Hill – yielded 5 million in gold. French Ravine Hangtown Highway 49 Hill End, New South Wales, Australia Kentucky Mokelumne River “Monumental”, nugget Murphy New Orleans, Louisiana New York Pachecho Mine Paris Poverty Gulch Sierra City Stanislaus River Tuolumne County Vallecito The Huge Gold Nugget Of Calaveras By: Ben T. Traywick OLD CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH MEMORABILIA IS RAPIDLY DISAPPEARING While others clip ads from magazines, I save history. It’s a shame that our past is being lost. It’s as simple as that. My wife kids me that after I find a piece I like, buy it, read it, research it, take a picture, scan it, write the blurb, pay the eCRATER entry fee and commission, that I end up making about 50 cents an hour. But, OH HOW I LOVE THIS OLD WESTERN HISTORY. What a story, Rare Story!!! Great Pictures. You will love it as it was published in this old complete western magazine of many years ago. The issue is in good condition, the cover is in vibrant color. As clearly stated in my description, this is featured story in a rarely found and seldom read unusual and complete western magazine. I don't give out name of publication or date because I have caught competitors copying my index and work and trying to sell it as theirs. I hope you understand. Buyer pays postage of $3.50 First Class Mail to U. S.; $5.00 Priority; $13.25 for International Mail. Texans must pay 8-¼ % sales tax. Thanks, Tom A GENEALOGY IMAGESOFHISTORY COPYRIGHTED PRESENTATION Powered by eCRATER . List your items fast and easy and manage your active items.