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Potential gold miners beware...
Item # 651345
January 4, 1849
BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, Jan. 4, 1849
* California gold rush
* Warning to 49ers
Page 2 has: "California" which warns those thinking of heading to the gold fields to be very careful: "...large number of persons making preparations to proceed to El Dorado...will be obliged to undergo much suffering before reaching their wished-for haven & many will perhaps die on the passage..." with more. Also a short bit: "Death at the Gold Regions".
Four pages, bit close-trimmed at the bottom not affecting any noted content, very light damp staining.
Category: Pre-Civil War