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

Overview
Works: 195 works in 708 publications in 4 languages and 11,139 library holdings
Genres: History  Humor  Sources  Anecdotes  Constitution  Biographies 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Author, Correspondent, Illustrator
Classifications: F865, 917.9
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Adventures in the Apache country : a tour through Arizona and Sonora : with notes on the silver regions of Nevada by J. Ross Browne( Book )

43 editions published between 1868 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comprehensive work describes many aspects of 19th century Arizona, including the mining and silver regions, the adventures to be had there as well as descriptions of the Native Americans from an American perspective from traveler and writer, J. Ross Browne
Report of the debates in the Convention of California, on the formation of the state constitution, in September and October, 1849 by California( Book )

41 editions published between 1850 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 620 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 )

36 editions published between 1864 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 468 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 )

30 editions published between 1867 and 2000 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

18 editions published between 1867 and 2012 in English and held by 269 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 222 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 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 162 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 148 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 118 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 114 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 114 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

Explorations in Lower California, 1868 by J. Ross Browne( Book )

5 editions published between 1952 and 1966 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated account of Browne's journeys on the Baja peninsula in 1868, reproduced from the original three articles in Harper's magazine
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

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

12 editions published between 1853 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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 journaliste américain

John Ross Browne periodista estadounidense

John Ross Browne US-amerikanischer Künstler und Autor

Τζων Ρος Μπράουν

Джон Росс Броун

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The Indians of California