Roughing It - Chapter 58

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Roughing It - Chapter 58
Life in San Francisco—Worthless Stocks—My First Earthquake—Reportorial Instincts—Effects of the Shocks—Incidents and Curiosities—Sabbath Breakers—The Lodger and the Chambermaid—A Sensible Fashion to Follow—Effects of the Earthquake on the Ministers
 
 
 

Mark lived the high life of a social butterfly for a short time, then the silver mine stocks collapsed. This is followed by the San Francisco Earthquake of October 1865. We are treated to some strangely humorous descriptions of the havoc caused.

 

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