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194698

Early CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Pre 49ers Letter from the Fields 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373811718476

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Dec. 8, 1848  * California gold rush letter * Early - pre-49ers The front page has over half a column headed: "The Gold Excitement" which has some great content, including: "...what a spectacle that of whole villages being deserted...rushing pell mell...over the mountains, through forests...into the newly discovered mine region!...Many persons have collected in one day, of the finest grade gold, from three to eight hundred dollars..." and more. A great letter from the early days of the California Gold Rush. Four pages, small folio size, very nice condition.

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Ends January 01, 2022 12:32

$64.00
194241

Southeast United States GEORGIA GOLD RUSH Nuggets Diggings 1830 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393688695284

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, May 19, 1830  * Gold in the Southeast Page 3 has: "Gold Digging In Georgia" which notes in part: "...the average profit of each hand, is a dollar a day & there are about a thousand persons constantly digging...". Four pages, very light damp staining, good condition.

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Ends December 08, 2021 15:04

$29.00
194638

(5) KLONDIKE GOLD RUSH Yukon Alaska & Canada Prospectors Riches 1897 Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 393747565395

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California  A lot of five consecutive issues: Aug. 30, 31, Sept. 1, 2 & 3, 1897 * Klondike Gold Rush * Yukon - Alaska - Canada Each issue has on page 3 a very lengthy & continuing article with column heads: "THE TRUE STORY OF THE KLONDIKE" "Told by Joseph Ladue, a Returned Miner" "A Long Battle For Gold" How the Hardships Have Been Magnified" "Plain tale of a Prospector" "The Country, the Weather and the people' wit various subheads. This set is an excellent overview of the Klondike gold rush, told by Joseph Ladue, a famous prospector, businessman and founder of Dawson City, Yukon Canada. Each issue is complete in 4 pages & in uncommonly nice condition for the era.

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Ends December 07, 2021 11:44

$59.99
193848

1848 SEATED LIBERTY DOLLAR Coin Mastherad Engraving 1848 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373761972675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DOLLAR NEWSPAPER, Philadelphia, Dec. 19, 1849  Interesting that the masthead features an engraving of the United States Seated Liberty dollar coin, in circulation at that time. Page 2 has several reports concerning the California Gold Rush. Four pages, large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, some margin wear.

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Ends November 19, 2021 13:53

$28.00
193802

Samuel Colt Revolver Ad Gold Rush Era 1849 Newspaper with $150 Runaway Slave Ad


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393637768286

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Oct. 13, 1849  * Colt Revolver Ad * Runaway slave ad * Gold Rush era newspaper The front page is filled with ads including a: "$150 Reward" ad for a runaway slave, with details. Beneath this is an ad: "Colt's Improved Repeating Pistols" signed in type: Samuel Colt. (see) Four pages, a little stray period writing within the masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends November 19, 2021 07:51

$31.00
193766

1900 Ghost Town JEROME AZ Yavapai County Arizona GOLD Mine Rush Mining Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373756399969

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 2, 1900 * Jerome, Yavapai County, Arizona (ghost town) * Gold rush - mine mining discoveries The top of the front page has a two column headline: "FABULOUS RICHNESS, ARIZONA GOLD MINE" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, 19 x 14 1/2 inches, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes, generally very nice.

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Ends November 14, 2021 13:05

$48.00
193700

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Sutter's Mill James W. Marshall ACCOUNT 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393623923946

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 17, 1849  * 1st discovery of gold in California account * Sutter's Mill & James W. Marshall Page 3 has a great article headed: "Interesting Account Of How the Gold Was Discovered in California". This is an interesting article, prefaced with: "...We extract the account they received from Capt. Sutter, the owner of the mill, of the incidents of the discovery:..." followed by the details on how the gold was discovered. Four pages of very large size paper measuring 25 by 33 inches, folded three times, some wear at the folds, and minor loss to an upper corner affects no text. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends November 11, 2021 13:43

$67.00
193670

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Heading West Miners Mining 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373752905294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 10, 1849  * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page three has "Gold" which begins: "We notice that many person doubt the reports of finding lumps, or pieces of pure gold, in California, of several pounds weight. We are assured... a lump of pure gold weighing thirty-two pounds, was discovered in a vein or seam of a rock in the Dutch island of Aruba..." The front page has two articles "From the Isthmus of Panama" and "For California", both which are reporting on different ships and the number of passengers being carried and some of the associated cost. Also in the California report is of the cost and length of a land trip. Four pages slightly irregular at th... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2021 10:39

$37.00
193623

DAWSON CITY Yukon Territory Y.T. Klondike Gold Rush FIRE Disaster 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373749930124

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 16, 1900 * Dawson City, Yukon Territory fire * Klondike gold rush fame The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DAWSON FIRE SWEPT" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 4 pages, 23 x 19 1/2 inches, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes and minor wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 08, 2021 09:58

$40.00
193263

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Miners Heading to San Francisco 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373731718130

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 9, 1848  * California gold rush fever The front page has: "The Gold Mania" which includes: "...intelligence received from the gold region in California has completely taken possession of the minds of a number of persons...Meetings have been held, companies are forming...on an extensive scale to go & look after the precious metals (which are said to be as plentiful as blackberries) on the mountains & in the rivers of the Pacific..." with more. Page 3 has; "The Gold Mines Of California" which includes a lengthy & descriptive letter, followed by another report: "California and Its Gold"  taking three-quarters of a column. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2021 08:00

$68.00
192683

1898 KLONDIKE GOLD RUSH Yukon Alaska & Canada Prospectors Riches 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393533660604

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 3, 1898 * Klondike Gold Rush * Yukon - Alaska - Canada The top of the front page has a one column heading: "ALASKAN TREASURE" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 4 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, a little creasing, generally nice.

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Ends September 26, 2021 07:18

$38.00
192279

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH 49ers Mining Miners & MORMONS Mormonism SLC 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373678457552

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 3, 1849  * California gold rush - 49ers * Mormons at Salt Lake City Page 3 begins with a nearly half column article headed; "Sixteen Days Later From California" which begins: "The news from the mines is of a quite glowing character: the yield of gold was steady & though there was, as a matter of course, much disappointment among individuals, the general result was highly satisfactory..." with more on what is happening at the gold fields. Page 2 also has: "The city of the Mormons, and its vicinity near Salt Lake, have 20,000 inhabitants...surrounded on three sides by tall ranges of mountains...The city is laid off in half-mile squares, without timber...". Four pag... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2021 07:53

$57.00
192271

DAWSON CITY Yukon Territory Y.T. Klondike Gold Rush FIRE Disaster 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393497405450

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 14, 1898 * Dawson City, Yukon Territory fire * Klondike gold rush fame The front page has a one column heading: "Dawson Burned" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 4 pages, 23 x 19 1/2 inches, small library stamp within the masthead, a few small binding holes and minor wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 10, 2021 07:50

$40.00
192046

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Miners Mining Discoveries 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373668961436

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT (Greensboro), North Carolina, Sept. 30, 1848  * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 contains a notable report, being the first report in this newspaper of the discovery of gold in California. With a small heading: "Gold Fever in California" the report includes: "The gold mania rages in California & the whole population have left off tilling the soil to engage in the search for gold on the Sacramento. Two thousand whites & as many Indians are said to be now engaged in washing the sand..." with more. Also of significance is the front page article, taking half of the page, headed: "Upper California" which is an: "Extracted form Col. Fremont's 'Geographical Memoir Upon Upper Ca... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2021 13:05

$97.00
192011

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Mining & President James K. Polk Death 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393479645195

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, June 23, 1849  * California Gold Rush * James K. Polk death Page 2 has a half column article headed: "Letter From The Diggings" with a dateline from "Valley of the Sacramento". It is a fine, first-hand letter of the situation concerning the gold diggings. Page 2 also has a black-bordered report: "Death Of Mr. Polk" which begins: "We have the melancholy news to lay before our readers this week, of the death of James K. Polk, ex-President of the United States..." with more. Page 2 also has: "California Items" concerning the gold rush, and page 3 an article: "Adventure With California Robbers". Four pages of very large size paper measuring 25 by 33 inches, folded three times, wear... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2021 12:44

$44.00
191957

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Miners Heading to San Francisco 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373664682930

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 12, 1848  * California gold rush fever The top of the back page has a column head: "Further Of The Gold Mines" which is an early report on the California Gold Rush. It is primary a lengthy letter datelined "Monterey, California, August 29, 1848". A few bits include: "The gold discoveries still continue--every day brings some new deposits to light. It has been found in large quantities...At present the people are running over the country & picking it out of the earth here and there, just as a thousand hogs let loose in a forest would root up ground-nuts...The whole country is now moving on the mines..." and so much more. Truly a terrific gold rush letter, and early as the ... See More  

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Ends August 29, 2021 09:32

$68.00
191662

Best JAMES K. POLK 11th President of U.S. Washington D.C. DEATH 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373654522475

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 23, 1849  * James K. Polk death * Best title to be had ? All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered for the report which appears on pg. 3 headed: "Death of Ex-President Polk...". Page 3 also has a letter "From California" concerning the Gold Rush & the success--or lack of it--among many there. Always nice to have a Presidential death report in a newspaper from the nation's capital. Four pages, some small tears at margins and some small archival mends, good condition.

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Ends August 19, 2021 11:55

$52.00
191587

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers are Heading West Miners Mining 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393444314394

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Dec. 5, 1848  * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners California Gold Rush reports from 1848 are rather rare but we've found some through the years, such as this one. A bottom corner of the front page has: "Gold Mines of California" noting: "These mines are represented as very productive & of immense value...making rapid fortunes by gathering gold..." and a bit more. Page 2 has: "Guano Versus Gold" which includes: "...several vessels are up for California...rumors are rife of the forming of companies of young men...for gold-hunting expeditions to this new El Dorado. We advise all persons inoculated with the mania...and see a specimen of Californian gold...accounts of the g... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2021 14:28

$63.00
191324

1897 KLONDIKE GOLD RUSH Yukon Alaska & Canada Prospectors Riches 1897 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373635915187

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 6, 1897 * Klondike Gold Rush * Yukon - Alaska - Canada The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CLAIMS LOCATED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 4 pages, small library stampS within the masthead, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 02, 2021 10:20

$38.00
191109

Rare NAPA California Co. Old West WINE COUNTRY w/ Advertisements 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393406514598

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NAPA REPORTER, Napa City, California, March 14, 1874  * Rare old West title * Wine country Although in the heart of the wine region, for which this city is famous today, its beginnings were centered more on the California Gold rush of 1849. This city became a refuge for miners during the first severe winter of mining & later became an important center for lumber & cattle ranches. The front page has a lengthy, continued article on: "Alaska Correspondence" with the inside pages having various local news reports & a wealth of ads, many illustrated. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends July 23, 2021 06:15

$58.00
190934

WAGON TRAINS Heading West during Califonria Gold Rush & Indians 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373616088780

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 8, 1849  * Wagon trains heading West * California gold rush era Page 3 has a terrific report headed: "From the Western Plains" which provides a sense of the romance, at least in hindsight, of the wagon trains heading west. But the truth was much more dangerous. A few bits include: "...advices from the Plains have been received...left Fort Kearny...were meet & surrounded by a band of Cheyennes and Sioux...robbed them of almost every thing...down in the Pawnee country...Luckily for the Pawnees they were all out upon a hunt & thereby saved their scalps for that time...the Captain thinks that they will flog the Cheyennes & their allies...no epidemic among the emigrants ... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2021 15:05

$85.00
190884

1897 KLONDIKE GOLD RUSH Yukon Alaska & Canada Prospectors Riches 1897 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393393999514

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 21, 1897 * Klondike Gold Rush * Yukon - Alaska - Canada The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GOLDEN VISIONS" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 4 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends July 14, 2021 15:05

$38.00
190879

SS ISLANDER Shipwreck DISASTER Sinking Klondike GOLD Rush Lost in 1901 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373614790754

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 19, 1901 * SS Islander sinking * Klondike gold rush era The front page has a one column heading: "Many Lives Lost in a Steamer Wreck" (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends July 14, 2021 15:02

$38.00
190678

1897 KLONDIKE GOLD RUSH Yukon Alaska & Canada Prospectors Riches 1897 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393380643302

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 2, 1897 * Klondike Gold Rush * Yukon - Alaska - Canada * Skagway & Dawson City The top of the front page has a one column heading: "FROM THE DIGGINGS" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 4 pages, a few small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends July 04, 2021 10:35

$38.00
190654

Official GOLD DISCOVERY Discovered in California Territory Mining 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373602565935

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 7, 1848  * Gold discovered in California * Official government report * Pre 49ers- Forty-Niners Beginning on the front page and taking all of pg. 2 and most of pg. 3 is the: "President's Annual Message" to the nation, in which is a rather lengthy & detailed report on the discovery of gold in California. Although there were earlier newspaper reports of gold discovery, this was the first "official" announcement by the government and did much to cause many to head west and be among the "49ers" who would create the great gold rush in the subsequent months & years. At one point on pg. 2 in the address is: "...The accounts of the abundance of gold in that territory [Califor... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2021 07:02

$325.00
190574

Rare MARYSVILLE Yuba County CALIFORNIA Gateway to Gold Old West 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393373026682

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MARYSVILLE DAILY APPEAL, California, July March 14, 1872 * 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. Complete with 4 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2021 07:53

$33.00
190419

KLONDIKE GOLD RUSH Nuggets Sulphur Creek Yukon El Dorado Bonanza 1901 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393343374255

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 8, 1901 * Klondike gold rush * Sulphur Creek, Yukon The top of the front page has a one column heading: "A GIANT NUGGET" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 24, 2021 09:19

$38.00
189595

Rare NAPA CA California Old West WINE COUNTRY w/ Advertisements 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373549973641

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NAPA REGISTER, Napa City, California, Oct. 4, 1873  * Rare Old West title * Wine country Although in the heart of the wine region, for which this city is famous today, its beginnings were centered more on the California Gold Rush of 1849. This city became a refuge for miners during the first severe winter of mining & later became an important center for lumber & cattle ranches. Terrific that the front page has a 1 1/2 column report headed: "Beautiful Napa Valley" "Its Vineyards--Wine-growing--Calistoga Sprints, etc." This is an excellent and very early article on the beauty and bounty of this area of Northern California.

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Ends May 21, 2021 07:52

$48.00
187818

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Heading West Miners Mining 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393126080920

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 5, 1849  * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has half a column headed: "The California Emigration" which begins: "The emigration to California from the Atlantic States is still going on steadily...In some places new associations are forming for the gold regions..." with more. Included is a nice chart noting the vessel, the master's name, port from which they sailed, and the date of departure. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2021 15:28

$54.00
187407

Very Rare RAMPART Yukon-Koyukuk ALASKA Klondike Gold Rush Era 1901 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373440394392

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ALASKA FORUM, Rampart, Alaska, July 4, 1901  * Yukon-Koyukuk * Klondike gold rush era * Very rare publication This is the volume 1, number 41 issue of a newspaper from this mining town which lasted only until 1906. Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) notes that only the Alaska Historical Society has scattered issues of this title and they do not have this date. Various local and national news but certainly an emphasis on mining items. The editorial mentions the news that: "...work on the railroad from Valdez into the interior has been started. This is good news..." with much more. During its heyday, Rampart had a newspaper, hotels, saloons, library, fire department, hospital, and a host of stores and busin... See More  

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Ends February 26, 2021 07:28

$277.00
185877

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Heading West Miners Mining 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373346169979

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 4, 1849  * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has: "California Items" which has various news items which relate to the California Gold Rush. Much concerning transportation plans for the West. Page 2 has: "The Astor Place Rioters". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2020 15:02

$34.00
185781

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS Joe Montana Super Bowl NFL Football Champions 1985 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373336996010

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: USA TODAY, Jan. 21, 1985 * San Francisco 49ers win * Joe Montana vs. Dan Marino * Super Bowl XIX - NFL Football * vs. Miami Dolphins at Stanford The front page has a heading: "S.F. sizzles" with subhead: "Shula agrees: Montana great" and photo of Joe Montana in action. (see) The front page of the sport's section also has a headline: "It's a 49ers' gold rush, 38-16" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) Much more inside this section.  Complete with all sections (40 pages), great condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 12:01

$44.00
185593

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Miners Mining Discoveries 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393003983708

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 22, 1849  * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has: "From California" with the latest news, bits including: "...The Empire City brings over $600,000 in species and gold dust...An attack had been made by a party of rowdy Americans in San Francisco...emigrants from Missouri...are now arriving daily...In the gold diggings, many of the placers are becoming exhausted but new ones are being continually discovered. About an ounce a day is states as the average quantity found...Provisions are plenty in the mines..." with much more. The article on the gold takes over half a column. The ftpg. has a print of  "Alexander Dumas", author of The Three Musketeers. Four pa... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2020 15:09

$53.00
184796

JAMES K. POLK & the Discovery of California GOLD Annual Address 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392968976256

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ROCHESTER DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Dec.7, 1848  * President James K. Polk * State of the Union Address * Discovery of gold in California All of the front page & most of page 2 are taken up with the "PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE!" being the annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type: James K. Polk. Within his message, and on the front page, he devotes much space to California and the discovery of gold, including: "...vast mineral wealth recently developed..." in Upper California, noting that: "...It was known that mines of the previous metals existed to a considerable extend in California at the time of its acquisition. Recent discoveries render it probable that these mines are more extensive & valuable than was anti... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2020 07:34

$146.00
184529

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Miners Mining Discoveries 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373226062596

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 30, 1848  * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 2 has a nice report headed: "The Gold Region" with bits including: "...accounts heretofore received of he existence of gold on the borders of various rivers in California and the made excitement that prevails in all that region to share in the spoils...sailors, printers, travellers, all classes, hurrying to the branches of the American and Feather rivers...that three-fourths of the houses in the town of San Francisco also are closed...seen in Monterey, a Californian, who shows $400 of gold from the labor of one week...with a pick & shovel to clear off two feet of the top earth, then put in a tin pan or wooden bowl a... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 09:54

$68.00
184522

Early SAN FRANCISCO Gold Rush City & Sacramento Calif. View PRINT 1851 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952320635

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Nov. 29, 1851  * Early San Francisco city view print  * California gold rush era & Sacramento The front page has a great & very early: "View Of San Francisco From the Foot of Telegraph Hill" with a related article on the city which: "...has now a population of about 40,000, with over 100 miles of streets laid out...". Additionally the back page has a great: "View Of Sacramento City, From the River" with descriptive text. Four pages, a very large issue measuring 24 by 31 issues, some wear at folds a a few small, discrete archival mends, otherwise good. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 21, 2020 09:50

$97.00
183744

MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE Utah Mormons & Pike's Peak Gold PRINTS 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373149049601

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 13, 1859 * Mormons - Mormonism * Mountain Meadows Massacre * Pike's Peak gold rush A nice front page illustration 'The Scene of the Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah Territory' with article as well. Nice full page with 3 illustrations of: 'The Pike's Peak Gold Mines'. A full page illustration of "The 'Battle of Magenta' at Jones's Wood, New York". A full page illustration is comprised of two half-page illustrations "The White Mountains - The Ride" and "The White Mountains - All Aboard!". This issue also contains a serialized portion of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. Complete in 16 pages, re-glued at the spine, never-trimmed margins, a few discrete archival mends inside, go... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2020 11:52

$120.00
183707

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Miners Mining Discoveries 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392906317012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 2, 1848 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has a report headed: "From California" which includes in part: "...fully confirms the most glowing accounts heretofore received in the States of the richness & extent of the gold region...the gold is found from the tops of the highest mountains to the bottom of the rivers..." with more. An early report on the California Gold Rush. Four pages, binding indents at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends September 12, 2020 15:14

$67.00
182598

Rare & Early CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Related PRINT 49ers 1849 New Orleans Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100834741

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW ORLEANS WEEKLY DELTA, Louisiana, June 25, 1849 * Rare & early gold rush print A very unusual issue as the top of the front page features a nice illustration with a California Gold Rush theme, headed: "The California Porter And the U.S. Naval Officer" with a caption which relates the story from the beach at San Francisco. Prints in newspapers from 1849 relating to the Gold Rush are very rare. Inside has: "California News", and a report headed: "Death of James K. Polk" with all columns on the page black-bordered. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:53

$136.00
182407

Very Rare SITKA ALASKA Panhandle Territory Pre Klondike Gold Rush 1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392851908494

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ALASKAN, Sitka, Alaska Territory, July 17, 1886 * Very rare Alaska Territorial issue Rarely are newspapers from Alaska found from before the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897 when interest grew dramatically. This newspaper pre-dates the gold rush by over ten years. This is the volume one, number 37 issue of this title. The format of the newspaper is much like other newspapers of the day, being four pages of small folio size (measures 12 3/4 by 20 1/4 in.). The front page has an interesting article about the Eskimos, titled: "From Kodiak" which begins: "The so-called summer season is rapidly advancing in this central region of Alaska, but winter seems to cling to us with highly disagreeable persistency..." with much mo... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2020 14:24

$465.00
182248

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Hardships Encountered w/ Indians Attacks 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373091204963

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 9, 1849 * California gold rush Page 3 has a report: "From Santa Fe and the Far West" which includes: "...large number of emigrants have left Santa Fe for California. Seven out of nine men belonging to parties destined for California...were killed. They were attacked...by 200 Apache Indians. The emigrants for California had principally passed Fort Kearny...A great many had died o the roads leading to the frontier, and the road sides were lined with graves..." with more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:11

$35.00
182246

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH 49ers Diggings Weather & Sickness Hardships 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373091204535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 19, 1849 * California gold rush * Hardships for 49ers Page 3 has an article: "Gold Digging" which includes a very good letter on the details, including: "The suffering from heat is almost incredible...The changes from heat to cold are very sudden & prejudicial to health. Much sickness prevailed at Sacramento...Board at the mines cost from $14 to $20 a week...The labor of digging for gold is intolerable to any but the stoutest & most robust frames..." with more, and ending with a final dismal comment: "...The biggest lump of gold that has yet been found (or imagined) in California would be insufficient to tempt either of them to pay the country another visit." Page... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2020 15:10

$57.00
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Rare ANTEBELLUM Columbia South Carolina w/ California Gold Rush 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373066452378

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY TELEGRAPH, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 21, 1849 * Rare antebellum publication * California Gold Rush report Not only a rather rare antebellum title, but page 2 has California Gold Rush content with a letter headed: "California" which questions the consequences of the "gold excitement" and people & goods heading west. Another brief article: "California Gold Stories" is a bit tongue-in-cheek. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:08

$57.00
180779

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Mining & Women Woman's Lifestyle Change 1849 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392775129403

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 16, 1849 * Women & the California Gold rush - 49ers Page 3 has an interesting article: "What The Ladies Do In California" now that they are in a dramatic different living situation than they were used to before moving close to the gold mines. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 24, 2020 11:00

$54.00
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49ERS CHANGING THEIR MINDS California Gold Rush Fever Hardships 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762541292

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 24, 1849 * California gold rush fever * 49ers hearing of hardships Page 3 has a small item: "The California Fever" which notes: "...that divers & sundry persons who had intended to start for California...have given up the idea in consequence of the very discouraging accounts they received from the return passengers who arrived in the Alabama yesterday. We think they exhibit great wisdom by their determination." Also on page 3 is nearly a half column report: "Letters to The Hebrews" which is about an anniversary of the Hebrew Benevolent Society, and includes two letters, one signed in type: Daniel Webster, and the other Wm. H. Seward, Seward a U.S. Senator from N.Y.... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:27

$64.00
179936

BLACK HILLS GOLD RUSH Harney Peak South Dakota Territory Miners 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373000119659

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 13, 1875 * Black Hills gold rush * Black Elk Peak (Harney) Page 4 has an article with headings: "THE BLACK HILLS" "An Unsuccessful Attempt to Ascend Harney's Peak" "Plenty of Gold 'Over Yonder,' but No Pay Streak Discovered "The Power OLf The Sioux" and more. Text text up almost 2 1/2 columns. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 24, 2020 15:24

$33.00
179905

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Heading West Miners Mining 1850 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372999804567

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 11, 1850 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners The front page begins with a column taken up with: "Another Route to the Pacific" followed by: "Additional from California and the Isthmus". Page 2 has over 3 column taken up with: "The Red Men of America - Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs" (close-trimmed at the bottom affects the last line). Twelve pages, slightly irregular at the spine margin, generally good.

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Ends April 24, 2020 10:09

$44.00
179723

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Mining & Slaver Ship Captured w/ 750 Slaves 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392729069985

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 25, 1849 * California gold rush * Slave ship captured Page 3 has reports headed: "From Salt Lake" with reports on the travails of people heading West. Another item is brief: "Slavers Captured" noting: "...that a British man of war has recently taken into that port a Brazilian brig & barque, having on board in the aggregate about 750 slaves." Also on pg. 3: "The Texas Gold Hunters Returned" "An Indian Outbreak In Florida" "General Scott" and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 16, 2020 12:03

$34.00
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CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Heading West Miners Mining 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372989754631

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 28, 1849 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners The bottom of page 3 has: "Gold Diggers" with: "...an official report to the War Dept. on the civil affairs of California, Gen. Riley estimates the number of persons actually employed in digging for gold at ten thousand, while the number of persons engaged in other employments at the placers would greatly increase this amount...". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 16, 2020 12:02

$37.00
178916

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Hardships Encountered High Cost of Living 1849 DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372952073088

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 2, 1849 * California gold rush Close to half of page 2 is taken up with various information concerning California, some of it political. It begins with a: "Proclamation by Gen. Riley" noting: "...that a portion of these forces should be employed in maintaining order in the gold districts...". Page 3 has: California Items" which reports on the very high prices for items, and that: "...Buildings were springing up very rapidly, most of the cheapest character. At present one-half of the population live in tents...As a general thing property is respected, evil doers being kept in check by fear of Lynch law...". Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 13, 2020 15:38

$39.00
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