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Terrific front page article on preparing for the overland journey to the gold fields...
Item # 651329
May 18, 1849
BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, May 18, 1849 The front page has over half a column headed: "Overland Emigration To California". This is a terrific article about those who have gathered on the western border of Missouri and preparing for the arduous journey across the plains & mountain. The article reflects upon how ill-prepared many are, and touches on the hardships which are before them.
Page 2 has: "The Apache Indians" as well as: "From Mexico and California".
Four pages, damp stain near the bottom and some ftp. foxing, archival repair at the spine where some paper lacking near the bottom (see) affecting only ads & not close to the mentioned reports.
Category: Pre-Civil War