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Browne, J. Ross (John Ross) 1821-1875

Overview
Works: 192 works in 695 publications in 4 languages and 11,250 library holdings
Genres: History  Humor  Biography  Sources  Anecdotes  Constitution 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Author, Correspondent, Illustrator
Classifications: G545, 917.9
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Most widely held works about J. Ross Browne
 
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Most widely held works by J. Ross Browne
Adventures in the Apache country : a tour through Arizona and Sonora : with notes on the silver regions of Nevada by J. Ross Browne( Book )

41 editions published between 1868 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Etchings of a whaling cruise by J. Ross Browne( Book )

56 editions published between 1846 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This first-person account of life onboard a whale ship includes numerous illustrations of the journey, whale hunting and whaling implements. This volume provides valuable insight to the lives of whalemen of the mid-18th century
Report of the debates in the Convention of California, on the formation of the state constitution, in September and October, 1849 by California( Book )

39 editions published between 1850 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Ross Browne (1817-1875) of Kentucky, the official reporter for the California State Constitutional Convention of September-October 1849, came to California in 1849 as an employee of the government revenue service. He traveled widely in the next two decades before settling down in Oakland. Report of the debates of the Convention of California (1850) comprises the official records of the convention. Browne had been a shorthand reporter for the U.S. Senate before coming west, and he provides transcripts of the proclamation calling the convention, proceedings of the convention, text of the state constitution adopted by the delegates, and official correspondence regarding the convention and the institution of state government under that constitution
Crusoe's island : a ramble in the footsteps of Alexander Selkirk. With sketches of adventure in California and Washoe by J. Ross Browne( Book )

31 editions published between 1864 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Ross Browne (1817-1875) of Kentucky, the official reporter for the California State Constitutional Convention of 1849, came to California in 1849 as an employee of the government revenue service. He traveled widely in the next two decades, including a stay in China as U.S. minister, before settling down in Oakland in 1870. Crusoe's island (1864) contains four short works: (1) Crusoe's island, an account of his visits to Juan Fernandez, the island off the Chilean coast where Alexander Selkirk's experiences are supposed to have been the basis of Defoe's Robinson Crusoe; (2) A dangerous journey, an account of Browne's 1849 journey by horseback from San Francisco to San Luis Obispo; (3) Observations in office, which summarizes his experiences as a functionary of the Treasury Department sent to the Pacific Coast in 1858 to examine customs houses, with chapters on a controversy in Port Townsend, Washington, concerning the sale of liquor to Native Americans and on the exploitation of Native Americans in California; and (4) A peep at Washoe, inspired by the latest "rush," that for gold in the Washoe region of the Sierra Nevada, including Browne's reflections on mining fevers and his recollections of his own travels through Nevada and California mining districts
Report of J. Ross Browne on the mineral resources of the states and territories west of the Rocky Mountains by J. Ross Browne( Book )

26 editions published between 1867 and 2000 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reports upon the mineral resources of the United States by J. Ross Browne( Book )

17 editions published between 1867 and 2012 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The land of Thor by J. Ross Browne( Book )

34 editions published between 1867 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yusef; or, The journey of the Frangi: a crusade in the East by J. Ross Browne( Book )

26 editions published between 1853 and 2000 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American family in Germany by J. Ross Browne( Book )

17 editions published between 1866 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dangerous journey, California 1849 by J. Ross Browne( Book )

3 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A peep at Washoe, and Washoe revisited by J. Ross Browne( Book )

4 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Coast Rangers : a chronicle of adventures in California by J. Ross Browne( Book )

7 editions published between 1959 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates with humorous exaggeration, the adventures of a San Francisco hunting club
Indian affairs in the Territories of Oregon and Washington by J. Ross Browne( Book )

5 editions published between 1858 and 1977 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J. Ross Browne's illustrated mining adventures ; California & Nevada, 1863-1865 by J. Ross Browne( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Indians of California by J. Ross Browne( Book )

4 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relacion de los debates de la Convencion de California sobre la formacion de la constitucion de estado en setiembre y octubre de 1849. by California( Book )

5 editions published between 1851 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confessions of a quack, or, The auto-biography of a modern Aesculapian by J. Ross Browne( Book )

6 editions published between 1841 and 1939 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The voyage of the F.H. Moore" and other 19th century whaling accounts by Samuel Grant Williams( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sam Williams kept a personal log and later reworked it into this never-before-published manuscript. Supplemented by other research, excerpts of the official logbook of the F.H. Moore, and from three other accounts of whaling voyages. This work opens the 19th century world of whaling to modern readers, and illuminates the current worldwide debate on whaling"
 
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Adventures in the Apache country : a tour through Arizona and Sonora : with notes on the silver regions of Nevada
Alternative Names
Browne, J. Ross

Browne, J. Ross 1821-1875

Browne, John Ross.

Browne, John Ross 1821-1875

John Ross Browne amerikai utazó és humorista

John Ross Browne auteur uit Ierland (1821-1875)

John Ross Browne US-amerikanischer Künstler und Autor

Τζων Ρος Μπράουν

Джон Росс Броун

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The Indians of California