The Golden West and How it Was Discovered
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Media: BOOK - paperback, 64 pages
Author: R. Greaves
Publisher: Hesperian Press
Greaves and his partners discovered the Yilgarn goldfield in 1887. This is a detailed account of the discovery and its results for Greaves and his partners.
As the now elderly daughter of an old-time prospector who died young it is now surprising to me that I did not seek out this information earlier. Perhaps it was not available in such an easily readable form. This book, written in the first person, is a good start, set in 1887 and following earlier discovery in the far north. It certainly gives an incentive to seek out more.