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Really I had the money, but I just had to spend it in buying the cabin and land that was the only entrance to the placer bed.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Since 1899 placer mining has increased considerably, although the greater part of the return has been from lode mining.
Mining claims are of two classes: lode or quartz claims, and placer claims.
Still lower down we came, on the following day, to a third placer, situated where the valley contracts to a trough.
Elles tendent placer nos troupes dans un dispositif leur permettant de prendre l'offensive dans un dlai assez rapproch.
1914JOHN FRENCH, VISCOUNT OF YPRES
Between ranches, placer-diggings, and small settlements, we now thread our comparatively level way to Sacramento.
They crossed the plains in 1849 and began mining operations near Georgetown in Placer county.
DEATH VALLEY IN '49WILLIAM LEWIS MANLY
“Two days after I arrived at the placer mine,” he replied unhesitatingly.
I had been placer mining up by Pine Grove, in California, all summer.
THE COMSTOCK CLUBCHARLES CARROLL GOODWIN
He found locations where Weir and Caney and Hales struck rich placer yesterday.
STEPSONS OF LIGHTEUGENE MANLOVE RHODES

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