Cover and excerpt of Friedrich Wilhelm Christian Gerstäcker, Kaliforniens Gold- U. Quecksilber-District (Leipzig: Wilhelm Jurany, E. Po, 1849), a California gold rush booklet for prospective immigrants (1849)

Cover and excerpt of Friedrich Wilhelm Christian Gerstäcker, Kaliforniens Gold- U. Quecksilber-District (Leipzig: Wilhelm Jurany, E. Po, 1849), a California gold rush booklet for prospective immigrants. On page 30 he lists agents and ship owners intending to offer travel to San Francisco via Cape Horn, and quotes passage prices.