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Much from the Gold Rush of 1849...
Item # 645716
July 30, 1849
NEW ORLEANS WEEKLY DELTA, July 30, 1849
* California gold rush
* Rare Antebellum title
Page 3 has an article: "New Orleans In the Present, and In The Future". Of note is over half a column of news items headed: "Late From California" relating to the on-going Gold Rush of 1849. One letter begins: "It appears the placers of California are now the theatre of dreadful suffering if we are to credit the reports of gold hunters who left our city & have been able to return..." with much more.
Eight pages, very nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War