Books About New Hampshire
Sisters Of Fortune: Being The True Story Of How Three Motherless Sisters Saved Their Home In New England And Raised Their Younger Brother While Their Father Went Fortune Hunting In The California Gold Rush

Heffernan, Nancy & Anne Page Steckler, Editors
(University press of New England, 1993)

At the age of 53, James Wilson Jr., a former congressman from Keene, N.H., left his 3 daughters & young son to seek his fortune in the California gold rush. He was away from his home state for 12 years, first winning, then losing a fortune, before returning to N.H. His daughters wrote their father almost 390 letters during his absence.
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