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California has a Constitution... News from the gold fields...
Item # 657627
December 8, 1849
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 8, 1849 Page 3 has: "Late From California" which begins with a very historic report: "The constitution for the State of California has been adopted and published. The reports from the gold region continue to be encouraging. The health of the miners was generally good...The estimate of the number of persons at the mines runs up to 80,000...The Crescent City brings a million dollars' worth of gold dust besides nearly half as much more in the hands of passengers..." and more.
Also on page 3: "Free Colored Persons In Virginia" & "The Spirit of Abolitionism".
Four pages, very nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War