Mark Chester: or A Mill and A Million. A Tale of Southern California

TitleMark Chester: or A Mill and A Million. A Tale of Southern California
Year for Search1901
AuthorsPetersilea, Carlyle (1844-1903)
Date Published[1901]
PublisherBenner of Light Publishing Co
Place PublishedBoston, MA
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

A poverty-stricken young man proves worthy of divine intervention and is told where to find a large gold deposit. He uses some of the money to establish a city called Millennial to house the homeless. He also built a large Spiritual Temple there. Spiritualists in the area then built more cities to help the poor.

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Author Note

The author (1844-1903) was best-known as a concert pianist.

Full Text

[1901] Petersilea, Carlyle (1844-1903).  Mark Chester: or A Mill and A Million. A Tale of Southern California. Boston, MA: Benner of Light Publishing Co. DLC, PSt

A poverty-stricken young man proves worthy of divine intervention and is told where to find a large gold deposit. He uses some of the money to establish a city called Millennial to house the homeless. He also built a large Spiritual Temple there. Spiritualists in the area then built more cities to help the poor.