Gold Rush Era

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692184

Early description of San Diego...

Item #692184

September 07, 1850

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, Sept. 7, 1850  Rarely are we able to secure antebellum newspapers from this city.

Articles include: "Things That Cost Nothing" "The Tomato" which gives its history, and notes: "...Its introduction on our tables is as a culinary vegetable is of recent date..."; "Gold In Texas" 'The Growth of O... See More  

Item from Catalog 343 (released for June, 2024)

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684245

Latest news on life in California...

Item #684245

September 07, 1850

SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, New York, Sept. 7, 1850  The front page begins with the poem: "To A. K. On Receiving A Basket of Sea Mosses" signed by: J. G. Whittier.

Following this are three columns headed: "Later From California" "Arrival of the Empire City With Over A Million Of Dollars" "Terrible Ravages of the Cholera on the Pacific Steamers" with various s... See More  

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682815

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

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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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692185

California to become a state... Jenny Lind, the Swedish Nightingale...

Item #692185

September 14, 1850

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, Sept. 14, 1850  Rarely are we able to secure antebellum newspapers from this city.

Among the articles: "Mob Law In Macon, Georgia" "Congress--The Texas Boundary Bill with an Amendment Establishing the Territory of New Mexico & the Bill Admitting California all Passed!" "Emigration--The Railroad" report... See More  

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684246

Adventures of a gold digger... Slave trade abolished in the District of Columbia...

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September 18, 1850

SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, New York, Sept. 18, 1850 



* Slavery trade abolished

* District of Columbia


* Fugitive Slaves Act of 1850

* Passes the United States Senate




The front page has most of a column headed "Abolition of the Slave Trade in the District of Columbia--Bill Ordered to be Engrossed--All the Amendments Rejected--Fremont's California Indian Bill..." with much det... 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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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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