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Rare newspaper from "Lower California"...

Item # 621297

November 10, 1870

THE LOWER CALIFORNIAN, Magdalena, Lower California., Nov. 10, 1870 

* Baja California
* Very rare title

Here is a volume I issue (number 2) of a very uncommon title (photo shows the nice masthead) from Lower California, more commonly known as Baja California.
Content includes page 2 report under "The Expedition" which begins:  "The Expedition fitted out for the expedition and colonization of the lands of Lower California Company...proceeded to Todos Santos...", with much more about the itinerary as well as various observations about the terrain, wildlife, etc. Other reports include: "Advantages To Settlers Which Lower California Offers" "Coast Survey Of Lower California" and an extract of a report: "Plains Of Magdalena".
The back page has a 10 by 3 inch map of the region, and an ad placed by the Lower California Company: "Free Land! Free Trade! No Fences Necessary!" and details.
Complete in 4 pages, 11 1/4 by 8 inches. An archival tissue overlay is found on one side (front and last pages), which is only noticeable at the edges.

Category: The Old West

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