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Terrific & lengthy account from the California gold regions...



Item # 657704

October 20, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 20, 1849 

* California Gold Rush
* 49ers - mining - miners


Page 3 has a terrific, nearly full column report headed: "The California Gold Region" which has much detail and fascinating accounts. Its begins: "It is now nearly two years since the discovery of the gold mines in this country...". there is too much fine content to detail here--see the photos.
Page 3 has: "Overland Travel To California" which has: "This gold excitement has caused an immense amount of suffering...there are at least 8000 teams...on the road..." with more, then ending: "...Gold should be abundant to defray such losses."
Four pages, very nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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