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Early report on the 1849 Gold Rush of California...
Item # 633536
October 14, 1848
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 14, 1848
* California Gold Rush
* 49ers - mining - miners
The top of pg. 2 has a column head: "The California Gold Region" which has near the beginning: "The accounts which have reached the United States concerning the auriferous region of country on the Sacramento...induced hundreds, we might say thousands, of our citizens to turn their eyes in that direction..." with more on the gold rush. Quite early concerning the discovery of gold in California.
Four pages, scattered foxing, nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War