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657697

Terrific reports from California, and the gold fields...

Item #657697

November 13, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1849 



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




Page 3 has a wealth of reporting from California including: "Important From California" which takes over a full column and deals with the efforts to create a constitution so they can join the Union. One paragraph begins: "A Bill of Rights precedes the Constitut... See More  

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657699

Much on the Gold Rush in California...

Item #657699

November 14, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Nov. 14, 1849 



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




Page 3 has "Correspondence from California" which has a letter which includes: "...The news here is most flattering. Gold is abundant! Labor is worth seven to thirty dollars a day..." with much more on how high the prices are, & continuing with: &quo
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657700

California works on its Constitution... Col. Fremont and his trip to California...

Item #657700

November 15, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 1849  Page 3 has over a full column taken up with: "the California Convention" which has much reporting on the efforts towards creating a state constitution so California can join the Union.

Also on pg. 2: "Personal News From California" is a great & very detailed letter explaining a trip to California, led by C... See More  

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668227

Thoughts on the lust for gold...

Item #668227

November 16, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 16, 1849  Page 3 has an article: "The Love Of Gold" which is from London, & reflects upon the moral issues of the chase for gold. Bits include: "...in its lust of gold, most pitiful, most mean...As a stimulus to this modern ice the discovery of California threatens to be disastrous to the higher morality of society...we s... See More  

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657633

Discouraging report from the California gold diggings...

Item #657633

November 19, 1849

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...Bo... See More  

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668228

Letters from California...

Item #668228

November 20, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 20, 1849  Page 3 has an article: "Nantucket Californians" which includes excerpts of letters from California, in part: "...I am not exactly sorry that I am here, but I wouldn't advise any of my friends to come...Some people must have given you very erroneous accounts from the diggings. The whole country is a barren place.... See More  

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657631

Getting the mail to the California gold diggers...

Item #657631

November 23, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 23, 1849  Page 3 has a lengthy report: "California Correspondence" which is primarily a report on the delivery of mail to California, mostly taken up with a letter from the Postmaster General. This is followed by: "The Revenue at San Francisco".

Four pages, very nice condition.

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657630

Potential gold diggers change their minds... Hebrew Benevolent Society...

Item #657630

November 24, 1849

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 passenger... See More  

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657629

Number of California gold diggers...

Item #657629

November 28, 1849

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 ... See More  

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657628

Dismal report from the gold miners...

Item #657628

December 07, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER Washington, D.C., Dec. 7, 1849 



* California gold rush hardships



Page 3reports a terrible situation in the golf fields with: "Experience In The Gold Region" which includes: "...After a wearisome voyage round the Cape he reached San Francisco & left immediately for the 'diggins'....Many of the amateur gold diggers were exhausted wit... See More  

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657627

California has a Constitution... News from the gold fields...

Item #657627

December 08, 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 ... See More  

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678561

Working towards a constitution for California... All is not good in California...

Item #678561

December 10, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Dec. 10, 1849



* Monterey Convention

* California Statehood ?




 Over half of page 2 is taken up with: "The News From California", much of it having to do with the constitutional convention as they work towards statehood. Included as well: "To The People of California" and: "Proclamation To the People of California". ... See More  

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657625

California works towards statehood... Formalizing relations with Hawaii...

Item #657625

December 11, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Dec. 11, 1849 



* California Republic for statehood ?

* Early Hawaii relations w/ America




Page 3 has: "California Matters" "The Revenue of California" and:  "Close of the Convention & Signing of the Constitution" being fundamental reports on California becoming a state. Also: "Commerce of San Francisco... See More  

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657624

Creating the first state seal for California...

Item #657624

December 14, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 14, 1849 



* Great Seal of California



At the bottom of page 3 is an article with a small heading: "California Coat Of Arms" which describes this early version of the state seal (some alterations since). This was the very first seal of California, actually adopted by the Calif. Constitutional Convention shortly before it becam... See More  

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657169

A woman gold miner... Harshness of California life...

Item #657169

December 18, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 18, 1849  Page 3 has an interesting letter headed: "California Items" concerning: "The only white woman that I have seen in the mines...came here from Calcutta...dresses in trousers & wears a thin hat & red shirt as most of the miners do...Failing in business & becoming poor, he determined to dig a fortune out of ... See More  

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677165

Creating the "Great Seal" of the state of California... Constitution of the state of Deseret...

Item #677165

December 22, 1849

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Dec. 22, 1849 



* State of Deseret Constitution

* Mormons - Mormonism - Utah

* Great Seal of California adopted




The front page has an article which includes a very nice engraving captioned: "The Great Seal of the State of California" and a related article which begins: "The Convention yesterday adopted the above design of a Great Seal for the new... See More  

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680685

Taylor's state-of-the-union address...

Item #680685

December 25, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 25, 1849 



* President Zachary Taylor

* State of the Union Address

* Best publication to be had ?




Most of the ftpg. is taken up with reports from "Congress" including several mention of "...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi..." which was Jefferson Davis, who would become the President of the Confederacy.

Much of pages 4 ... See More  

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657122

Gold in California, and getting there...

Item #657122

December 28, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 28, 1849 



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




The top of pg. 3 has a column headed: "Additional From California" which has much concerning the growth of the territory. One bit includes: "The immigrants by the overland route were continuing to arrive...It is said that numbers are now coming by the northern ... See More  

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663760

Getting to the California gold fields...

Item #663760

January 11, 1850

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... See More  

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677159

Much on California, and the Gold Rush... Death of John C. Calhoun...

Item #677159

April 06, 1850

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, April 6, 1850



* John C. Calhoun Death

* California Gold Rush




 Over half of the front page is taken up with a very detailed account of the life of: "John C. Calhoun" who died just 6 days prior. Page 5 has: "Death of John C. Calhoun" followed by: "Funeral Services of Mr. Calhoun".

Much of pages 6 & 7 are taken up with extensive ... See More  

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652693

Short story by Charles Dickens... News from the California gold fields...

Item #652693

May 18, 1850

BOSTON MUSEUM, May 18, 1850   Page 6 has: "A Short Story by Dickens" contained here in its entirety (see). The back page has over 2 column headed: "Arrival of Three California Steamers" with much news from there including much on gold mining. 

Eight pages, decorative masthead, very nice condition.

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682930

Debating the Compromise of 1850... Heading for the gold fields...

Item #682930

June 06, 1850

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 6, 1850  The entire front page & some of page 2 are taken up with the: "Debate In The Senate" on what would be called the Compromise of 1850, championed by Henry Clay. This work would determine whether new territories won in the Mexican War would be free or slave.

Page 2 has reports from the Senate including the: "Fugitive Sla... See More  

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604432

The small towns of Los Angeles and San Diego...

Item #604432

July 04, 1850

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 4, 1850  The front page is entirely taken up with reporting on the: "Debate In The Senate - The Compromise Bill" which happens to contain a interesting tidbit speaking of the size of what are now two of the largest cities in California: "...But again, Mr. President...I compare two towns for the purpose of illustrating that fact. Lo... See More  

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687991

Death of President Taylor, inauguration of Fillmore...

Item #687991

July 13, 1850

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, July 13, 1850  The front page begins with: "Two Weeks Later From California - Battles With The Indians - Troubles with the Foreign Miners" which has some nice content concerning the situation in California. The ftpg also has: "Slave Cases in California".

Inside has: "Slavery And Freedom" as well as an editorial: "Death Of the Presid... See More  

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674544

Working towards California joining the Union...

Item #674544

August 03, 1850

NEW-YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 3, 1850



* California statehood voting

* Joining the Union close




 Page five reports on: "The California Bill in the House" noting in part: "...After the expiration of the morning hour spent on Resolutions, the House went into Committee, and by a vote of 86 to 83, decided to go on with the California bill...Now there is just one way to put the... See More  

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682921

Debate on the Compromise of 1850... Emigrants for the California gold fields...

Item #682921

August 03, 1850

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 1850 Fully half of the front page is taken up with: "Debate In The Senate - The Compromise Bill" This would be the "Compromise of 1850" championed by Henry Clay, which would determine whether new territories gained in the Mexican War would be slave or free. Ultimately the compromise would only delay civil war by ten years.

The ... See More  

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677158

Much on the California Gold Rush...

Item #677158

August 24, 1850

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 24, 1850  Page 5 has nearly 1 1/2 columns taken up with reports from California, including much on the Gold Rush, headed: "Two Weeks Later From California".

Page 2 has: "Late From Texas--Indian Troubles--The Fredericksburg Outrage--Murders and Robberies..." taking most of a column.

Eight pages, various margin tears, a few small pieces missin... See More  

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603280

Life of Paul Revere... Gold in California...

Item #603280

September 03, 1850

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 3, 1850 



* California gold rush producing



The back page has more than half a column taken up with: "Paul "Revere" which has much on his life (see photos). Also: "California" which is a letter from San Francisco, June 1, 1850 which includes: "...beg...your attention to a regulation...prohibiting the importation... See More  

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682815

California becomes a state... Key acts in the Compromise of 1850...

Item #682815

September 12, 1850

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 12, 1850 



* California joins the Union (statehood)

* From the nation's capital




Not only does page 3 contain the official Act of Congress creating California as a state, the report is in the newspaper which was the unofficial voice of the government in any matters political.

Page 3 has: "An Act for the Admission of the State of C... See More  

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684269

Latest from California, including gold reports...

Item #684269

September 25, 1850

SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, New York, Sept. 25, 1850  First column heads on page 7 include: "LATER FROM CALIFORNIA" "$1,000,000 in Gold Dust!" "Terrible Riot At Sacramento City" "The Mayor Shot" "Martial Law Proclaimed" "The City In Ashes!" "Large Yield Of the Mines" and more. Some of the subheads include: "Terrible Riot at S... See More  

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682927

California admission talks... Morse's remarkable telegraph...

Item #682927

September 28, 1850

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 28, 1850  Page 3 has a letter from the governor of California to the delegate in Congress from the Oregon Territory concerning a charge of undue interference by California and certain opposition to the admission of California into the Union. It is sgned in type: Peter H. Burnett.
Also on page 3: "The Most Wonderful Feat of the Morse
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684270

Massacre of the Pitt River Expedition...

Item #684270

September 28, 1850

SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, New York, Sept. 28, 1850 



* Pitt River expedition - massacre

* Sacramento River - California




Page 2 has: "The Late Riot at Sacramento City" which takes close to half a column.

This is followed by a one-third column report: "Massacre of California Emigrants" which includes in part: "...encamped on the eastern bank of Pitt River...about midn... See More  

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680506

Early scene from the Old West...

Item #680506

November 02, 1850

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Nov. 2, 1850  The front page has an early print headed: "Scene In Oregon" with the caption noting in part: "...taken from Col. Fremont's account of his 'Expedition to Oregon and North California', represents the American Falls on Lewis's Fork of the Columbia River at Fort Hall...".

Four pages, large folio size, never bo... See More  

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$38.00
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