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Marysville: gateway to the gold fields...

Item # 655167

July 21, 1878

MARYSVILLE DAILY APPEAL, California, July 21, 1878

* Rare Old West title

In the days of the California Gold Rush, Marysville was a stopping point for riverboats from Sacramento and San Francisco that carried miners on their way to the digging grounds. A sign on the roadside as one enters Marysville carries the slogan: "Gateway to The Gold Fields." At that time it was one of the largest cities in California, named after one of the survivors of the Donner Party tragedy. News of the day plus a great wealth of ads.
Four pages, some margin, mainly along the right and bottom margins, but no text loss, sold as is.

Category: Post-Civil War

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