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Very Rare JAMESTOWN Tuolumne County CALIFORNIA Mother Lode Magnet 1898 Newspaper

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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MOTHER LODE MAGNET, Jamestown, California, Jan. 12, 1898 * Very rare title What could be a better name for a mining town newspaper than this one? Jamestown figured prominently in two gold rush eras, the first from 1848 to the early 1850's during the great rush precipitated by the gold at Sutter's Mill, and then again in the latter part of the 19th century when new methods were available to extract gold from the huge quartz deposits. It was in 1898 when the first steam railroad came to the area. Today they have a tourism-based economy for the 3000+ residents. On the front page are: "Our Old Missions - Picturesque Ruins of These Civilizing Agencies" "Mrs. Langtry's Nevada Ranch" which is concerning the famed Lily Langtr... See More  

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