"Well, it's a good deal changed from the days of the forty-niners," said Mr. Temple, smiling.
I do not doubt they too were forty-niners; but I did not stop.
The emigration of the forty-niners was attended by worse sufferings than the trail had yet known.
Excuse this diversion, I must get back to my subject, the days of the forty-niners.
Sailin'-ships, so rotten that their owners were glad to get rid of 'em, were sold to forty-niners at fancy prices.
The trees there are not J. hindsii, but Missouri blacks planted by forty-niners.
Such was life in California in the days of the forty-niners.
And the same week there was a company at another theatre there playing the old man's 'forty-niners.'
Captain Bob was one "forty-niners" and had made fortunes and lost them with marvelous regularity.
It had been the lookout from the time when the forty-niners began to watch for fresh arrivals.
Those who flocked to California in 1849 in search of gold, which had been discovered there in 1848. Reportedly, there were about eighty thousand of them.