Letter from Nathaniel Dudley Goodell to his brother in Amherst
Letter from Nathaniel Dudley Goodell to his brother Noble Thomas Goodell in Amherst. Dudley Goodell traveled to California in 1849 to dig for gold. This letter describes the part of the journey that took him across the Isthmus of Panama, and up the Chagres River by boat, then 26 miles by foot to Panama (now called Panama City).
Frontier and pioneer life
Goodell, Nathaniel Dudley
Jones Library Special Collections
Folder: Goodell, Ira Chafee--Correspondence
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Goodell, Nathaniel Dudley, “Letter from Nathaniel Dudley Goodell to his brother in Amherst,” Digital Amherst, accessed May 29, 2015, http://www.digitalamherst.org/items/show/880.