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From a small mining town (Jackson) in Northern California...

Item # 598220

April 22, 1871

AMADOR DISPATCH, Jackson, California, April 22, 1871 

* Rare "Old West" title
* Home of was the deepest gold mine in North America (as of the end of WWII)

This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis.

Very early for California. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. A little spine wear, otherwise very nice condition.

Category: The Old West

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