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Heading to California... Fine account of the situation there...
Item # 657702
October 29, 1849
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 29, 1849 Page 2 has: "California Items" which begins: "The rush for California is still on increase, and whole families, rather than individual members, are now making preparations for the gold region..." with much more.
Page 3 has over half a column headed: "California" which is a letter with some great accounts of life there, including the situation at the gold diggings. Then also on pg. 3: "Extract of a Letter from Col Fremont to Col. Benton" dated at Monterey, June 27.
Four pages, very nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War