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619802

Relating to the California Gold Rush...

Item #619802

July 09, 1849

NEW ORLEANS WEEKLY DELTA, Louisiana, July 9, 1849 



* California gold rush

* Rare Antebellum title




The front page has a short report: "From the Pacific" which references the gold from California (see). Items inside include several reports on the celebration of the 4th of July; "The Texian Expedition to the Wicheta Hills" which concerns the Gold Rush; "Our City&q... See More  

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617231

The Pike's Peak Gold Rush...

Item #617231

May 27, 1860

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 27, 1860



* Pike's Peak



Page 2 has reporting headed: "The Pike's Peak Gold Mines" with smaller subheads. Text takes up about 1 1/2 columns.

Other news of the day. Complete in eight pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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612678

Black Hills gold rush...

Item #612678

March 22, 1876

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, March 22, 1876

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* Black Hills gold rush

* Wyoming Territory




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "The Black Hills" "Sensible Advise to Those Intending to Go There" and more. (see) Text takes up just over a full column.

This issue is not fragile as newsprint back the... See More  

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612481

Black Hills gold rush...

Item #612481

March 03, 1876

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, March 3, 1876



* Black Hills gold rush

* Bighorn River - Yellowstone




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements.

Page 3 has an article headed: "THE BIG HORN" "Gold in Abundance to Be Found There" and more.

This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing the... See More  

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611648

Alaska gold hunting... Wingo, Kentucky tornado...

Item #611648

January 03, 1876

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, January 3, 1876



* Early Alaska gold rush

* Wingo, Kentucky tornado disaster




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "Sketches In Alaska" "Gold-Seeking in the Regions of Perpetual Snow" "A Russian Camping Ground" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up a... See More  

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611637

Black Hills gold rush... St. Charles, Missouri tornado...

Item #611637

February 29, 1876

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, February 29, 1876



* Black Hills gold rush

* St. Charles, Missouri tornado disaster




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 2 has an article headed: "Doings In The Gold Diggings" and more. (see)

Page 5 has: "THE TORNADO" "Strange Peculiarities of the Cyclone at St. Charles, Mo." and ... See More  

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609204

Early from the wine country of California...

Item #609204
THE NAPA REGISTER, Napa City, California, 1874  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.

Various news & ads of the day, 4 pages, ne... See More  

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607263

Pike's Peak gold rush...

Item #607263

August 26, 1859

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, August 26, 1859



* Pike's Peak gold rush

* Kansas Territory boom




Page 2 has a lengthy article headed: "LIFE IN THE FAR WEST" "Lights and Shadows of the Gold Region" Text takes up 2 full columns.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise very nice condition.

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606706

Pike's Peak gold rush...

Item #606706

October 15, 1858

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, October 15, 1858



* Pike's Peak gold rush

* Kansas Territory boom




Page 3 has an article headed: "The Pike's Peak Gold Mines in Kansas--Advice to Gold-Seekers". See images for text.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise very nice condition.

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606615

Marysville: gateway to the gold fields...

Item #606615

January 19, 1866

MARYSVILLE DAILY APPEAL, California, January 19, 1866 



* 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 o... See More  

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606510

Fraser Canyon gold discovered...

Item #606510

February 15, 1858

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, February 15, 1858



* Fraser Canyon Gold Rush

* British Columbia discovery




Page 2 has a brief article headed: "Oregon" "Important Gold Discoveries on the Boundary Line..." Was this the initial discovery of the Fraser Canyon Gold Rush?

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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603849

Early report on the California Gold Rush...

Item #603849

December 16, 1848

BOSTON MUSEUM, Dec. 16, 1848  Page 4 has: "California Gold" which includes: "All of our brethren are having their say about the California gold discoveries...But California, nor any other unsettled country, should not be peopled by fortune hunters. The wilderness wants practical men, not visionary drones...The mining fever is raging here as well as elsewhere...one of our citize... 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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602693

Published by P.T. Barnum...

California miners... Montpelier, Vermont... Havana...

Item #602693

February 05, 1853

ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Feb. 5, 1853  The front page has an illustration of: "Almeda De Paule, Havana". A halfpg. inside has a view of: "Montpelier, Vermont." and another halfpg. shows: "Crossing The Ice, On The Hudson River, At Albany".

But the prime content in this issue is the quarter page print captioned: "Miner Of California Prospecting." (see... See More  

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602072

Black Hills gold rush...

Item #602072

August 20, 1875

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, August 20, 1875



* Black Hills - Dakota Territory

* Professor Walter P. Janney




This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

Page 5 has one column headings: "Something Reliable About The Black Hills" "Skillful Miners, with a Little Capital, Can Make Fair Wages" See image for text here.

Comp... See More  

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599632

A city of gold...

Item #599632

February 10, 1849

THE HOME JOURNAL, New York City, February 10, 1849 



* California gold rush



Page 3 has a report headed: "A Golden Joke" which focuses on a letter from San Francisco which includes in part: "After a journey of several thousand miles, during which we have suffered more than I was formerly led to believe human beings could endure, we have at last arrived on the borders of the... See More  

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597030

Early from the capital of Florida...

Item #597030

March 31, 1849

THE FLORIDIAN & JOURNAL, Tallahassee, Florida, March 31, 1849  A nice & rare opportunity for a very early newspaper from the capital of Florida. Very rarely are we able to find antebellum Florida newspapers, particularly from the capital. Formatted much like other newspapers of the day with various news reports both local & national, and a wealth of ads as well. 

Page 2 has:... See More  

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596890

The Pike's Peak Gold Rush...

Item #596890

March 24, 1859

NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1859 



* Pike's Peak gold rush



The top of the front page has: "The New El Dorado Of The West" "Rich Products of Cherry Creek--The Best Route for Emigrants--Difference of Opinion Thereon--Important Statements of Returned Miners" with reports from Nebraska City which take nearly 1 1/2 columns. This would be known as the Pike's Peak or C... See More  

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596444

Minting California gold coins...

Item #596444

November 10, 1849

OLIVE BRANCH, Boston, November 10, 1849 



* California gold rush



The back page has: "California Facts" which includes: "...Within a few days gold coins of the value of ten dollars made from the California metal have been issued by Messrs. Moffatt and Co...and by Messrs. Wright & Co...of San Francisco. They are very similar in appearance and also strongly resemble the ... See More  

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594702

1849 Gold Rush Era...

News from California... preserving newspapers...

Item #594702

May 02, 1849

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE (weekly), Windsor, May 2, 1849



* Gold Rush era original... with gold rush content

* The historical significance of newspapers




This Vermont newspaper has both religious/Christian-themed news along with general news of the day.  Page 3 has coverage related to the gold rush era, "California Beaten" and "Emigration to California", as does page 1, ... See More  

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594700

1849 Gold Rush Era...

Sandwhich Islands... News from the gold mines...

Item #594700

April 18, 1849

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE (weekly), Windsor, April 18, 1849



* Gold Rush era original... with gold rush content



This Vermont newspaper has both religious/Christian-themed news along with general news of the day.  Page 3 has coverage related to the gold rush era, "Direct From The Gold Mines" and "Authentic From San Francisco" (see images). Page one has an update in the mi... See More  

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594092

The Gold Rush... Death of President Polk...

Item #594092

June 21, 1849

THE REPUBLIC, Washington, D.C., June 21, 1849 



* California gold rush 

* James K. Polk death
 



Page 3 has: "California News" which has some comments concerning the Gold Rush, followed by: "Death of Ex-President Polk" (see photos). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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591758

1853 California gold rush...

Item #591758

November 19, 1853

OLIVE BRANCH, Boston, Nov. 19, 1853  page 2 has half a column headed: "California Siftings" with various reports from during the gold rush era (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, foxing to the top quadrant of the front page, some edge & fold wear.

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591190

Interesting California Gold Rush item...

Item #591190

September 10, 1853

OLIVE BRANCH, Boston, Massachusetts, Sept. 10, 1853 



* California gold rush



Page 2 has: "A California City Daguerreotyped in its Directory" which is an interesting, descriptive piece from the Gold Rush era, noting near the beginning: "We have received...'The Stockton Directory & Emigrant's Guide to the Southern Mines'...We confess that we looked through it... See More  

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590846

1935 Baby Doe Tabor death...

Item #590846

March 08, 1935

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, March 8, 1935 



* Baby Doe Tabor death 

* Elizabeth Tabor 

* Matchless mine, Leadville, Colorado




This 32 page newspaper has one column headings on page 3: "BABY DOE TABOR FOUND FROZEN IN MINE SHACK" and "Poverty Ends Last Chapter in Life of Belle of Camps In Old Gold Rush Days". See photos for 1st report coverage on the death... See More  

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588666

Gold rush in 1853 Oregon...

Item #588666

August 13, 1853

OLIVE BRANCH, Boston, August 13, 1853 



* Western gold rush 



Page 2 has: "Gold in Oregon" concerning its discovery there (see photos). Much of the content is literary & religious, but other news reports as well.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, wear at margins & folds with a few small splits.

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587282

From California... Indian treaty sales millions of acreage...

Item #587282

November 04, 1848

NEW-YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, November 4, 1848  The back page is an article "From California - Counter Revolution at Mazatlan" which mentions the increase of excitement of the gold rush. Also within the article is the counter-revolution at Mazatlan and the escape of the rebellion leader.



Another article is "Important Indian Treaty - Four Millions of Acres Acquired" whic... See More  

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579939

Great Levi Strauss ad...

From Sacramento County...

Item #579939

January 01, 1893

WEEKLY GALT GAZETTE, California, 1893  An uncommon Old West newspaper from Northern California from a town originally known as Dry Creek Township. This city had its beginning during the Gold Rush era, but was formally laid out by the Western Pacific Railroad Company in 1869. Many of the original 19th century homes are still standing in an excellent state of preservation.

Note the ad at t
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560807

The Old West from Northern California...

Item #560807
DAILY EVENING HERALD, Stockton, California, 1870  Stockton came into existence primarily due to the Gold Rush of the mid-19th century as was the case for many towns in Northern California. It is the county seat of San Joaquin County with a population of nearly 300,000 today.

During its early years, Stockton was known by several names, including "Tuleburg", "Fat City," and... See More  

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557606

Pike's Peak mines... Central Park, New York...

Item #557606

December 10, 1858

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, December 10, 1858  Page 4 has a detailed editorial that criticizes the release of the contract to the highest bidder for the completion of Central Park. A back page report about the "Pike's Peak Mines" has details about the fair quantities of gold "...to be had at these mines."

Other news of the day. Wear at the spine, archival mend to a hole/tear in... See More  

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557408

Charlie Chaplin marriage woes...

Item #557408

June 03, 1927

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, from Detroit, Michigan, dated June 3, 1927



* Charlie Chaplin marriage troubles

* Movie star




This 28 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include:



* LITA BRANDED AS 'BAD WIFE' BY FILM STAR

* Chaplin Accuses Her of Friendship For Other Men, Drinking, Neglect of Children




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Other news of the day. Usual browning with lit... See More  

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549122

Gold discovered at Pike's Peak...

Item #549122

August 29, 1858

THE WASHINGTON UNION, Washington, D.C., August 29, 1858 



* Pike's Peak gold discovered 

* Cherry Creek 

* Start of Colorado gold rush
 



A page 2 report headed "Newly Discovered Gold Mines" says: "Monsieur Borden and company have arrived in Kansas City, from Pike's Peak, Nebraska Territory. He reports newly discovered mines. He brought with him several... See More  

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547557
Item #547557
SACRAMENTO UNION, California 1859.



* Sacramento, California



This is one of the earliest California newspapers we have the pleasure to offer. As might be imagined issues from the Gold Rush vicinity--just ten years after the start of the rush--are difficult to find. As perhaps you've noticed most of our California inventory is from the 1870's and 1880's.

This issue has a wealth of... See More  

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177576

Mark Twain Ad....

Item #177576

September 17, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 17, 1910



This issue a full color, cover page. This issue's front page is a photo of "Connecticut Democrats' Choice for Governor."



This issue has an illustration of "His Taftship: 'Can You Beat it? He Cast Me for the Leading Part, and Now he Gobbles the Centre of the Stage and Every Inch of Limelight.' "by Kemble. Th... See More  

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222388

Early Stockton newspaper...

Item #222388
DAILY EVENING LEADER, Stockton, California, 1874  Stockton came into existence primarily due to the Gold Rush of the mid-19th century as was the case for many towns in Northern California. It is the county seat of San Joaquin County with a population of nearly 300,000 today.

During its early years, Stockton was known by several names, including "Tuleburg", "Fat City," and... See More  

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214181

Strike the Gold... Kentucky Derby...

Item #214181

May 13, 1991

 THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Missouri, May 13, 1991.



Certainly the premier newspaper/magazine for the sporting world, its 40+ pages are simply filled with the latest news in American sports, including a front page photo which was the highlight of the week. The top names and events of all American sports eventually found their way in the pages of The Sporting News.



The front page photo o
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209239

From Elko, Nevada, on the route to the Gold Rush...

Item #209239

January 01, 1880

WEEKLY ELKO INDEPENDENT, Elko, Nevada, 1880 This town had a population of about 2000 during the late 19th century. Situated along the Humboldt River, Elko was along the route traveled by the ill-fated Donner Party and the many who ventured to the California hills in search of gold during the 1849 gold rush. Completion of the Central Pacific Railroad gave the "official" birth to the town in 1... See More  

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209238

From Elko, Nevada, on the route to the Gold Rush...

Item #209238

January 01, 1889

THE FREE PRESS, Elko, Nevada, 1889 This town had a population of about 2000 during the late 19th century. Situated along the Humboldt River, Elko was along the route traveled by the ill-fated Donner Party and the many who ventured to the California hills in search of gold during the 1849 gold rush. Completion of the Central Pacific Railroad gave the "official" birth to the town in 1868. Compl... See More  

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204760

Previously known as Ophir City...

Item #204760

January 01, 1882

THE WEEKLY MERCURY, Oroville, California,  1882  Oroville is a town in Northern California on the banks of the Feather river, established to supply gold miners during the California Gold Rush. It was originally known as Ophir City.

This 4 page newspaper has various  news and advertisements of the day. In nice condition.  Actual dates within the given year vary, but the issue y... See More  

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$43.00
200048

Gold Rush era...

Item #200048
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, 1849   Although this issue does not have specific gold rush content, it is a great “period” item with 1849 in the dateline. The issue contains many ads related to California and westward expansion, including several that have small wood-cut prints. The images shown are representative of the condition and format of the issue you will receive, but actual... See More  

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176256

The Klondike gold rush...

Item #176256

August 14, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 14, 1897  Full ftpg: 'The Klondike Gold Discoveries--Prospective Miners Crossing the Summit of the Chilkoot Pass'. Plus a fullpg. with 6 scenes: 'The Klondike Gold Discoveries--Scenes at & Along the Routes to the New Diggings'. Nearly halfpg: 'Map of the Klondike Region'.

Other news and advertisements of the day are included. ... See More  

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130194

Founded with the California Gold Rush...

Item #130194
MARYSVILLE DAILY APPEAL, California 1866  Marysville has a "rich" history relating to the California Gold Rush. During that era, the ranch which was later developed into the town of Marysville, was a popular landing for riverboats from San Francisco and Sacramento filled with miners on their way to the dig sites. One of the early developers had a wife named Mary. The town's name... See More  

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176092

Great photos of the Cripple Creek, Colorado gold rush...

Item #176092

January 18, 1896

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 18, 1896  The prime content would be the very nice article: "In The Cripple Creek Gold-Fields" which takes over 3 pages of texted interspersed with 9 related prints & photos, plus the great doublepage centerfold which features a large: "Panoramic View of Battle Mountain, Showing the Independence & Portland Mines.", plus a nice... See More  

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130181

Founded by Mexican miners during the gold rush...

Item #130181

January 01, 1891

THE UNION DEMOCRAT, Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, 1891  Founded by Mexican miners—reminiscent of the state of Sonora, Mexico—during the California Gold Rush, Sonora was once a booming center of industry and trade in California's Mother Lode. Sonora & other mining towns of the era experienced economic hardship when the value of gold decreased. As "gold fever&quo... See More  

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130233

A town started during the Gold Rush era...

Item #130233

January 01, 1890

SIERRA TRIBUNE, Sierra City, Ca. 1890  Before the California Gold Rush, only Native Americans had ventured into the area, which lies northwest of Lake Tahoe on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada. The area is now part of the Tahoe National Forest.
A settlement was established in 1850 however an avalanche of snow destroyed the settlement, which was not rebuilt for several years. Sierra
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130338

Just 20 years after the Gold Rush...

Item #130338
OAKLAND DAILY TRANSCRIPT, California, 1869  From this now-large city in Northern California, here is an issue just 20 years after the famous Gold Rush.

Various news of the day and a wealth of ads, many still relating to gold mining in one way or another. A four page issue, somewhat irregular at the spine, some edge tears, generally good condition.

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130211

A rare title with a Gold Rush history...

Item #130211

January 01, 1888

PLACER HERALD, Auburn, California, 1888-89   Auburn is  the county seat of Placer County. Auburn is known for its California Gold Rush history, and is registered as a California Historical Landmark

An early newspaper from Northern California with various news of the day and a wealth of ads.

An 8 page issue of folio-size, browned throughout with some edge chipping and edge tears, a... See More  

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130243

Founded by Mexican miners...

Item #130243

January 01, 1883

TUOLUMNE INDEPENDENT, Sonora, California 1883  Founded by Mexican miners—reminiscent of the state of Sonora, Mexico—during the California Gold Rush, Sonora was once a booming center of industry and trade in California's Mother Lode. Sonora & other mining towns of the era experienced economic hardship when the value of gold decreased. As "gold fever" died down, So... See More  

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130176

From this legendary town in California...

Item #130176
DAILY EVENING POST, San Francisco, California, 1874  Few towns from the Old West are more legendary than San Francisco, springing to life with the nearby discovery of gold in 1848 at Sutter's Mill. Its population of 1000 in 1848 swelled to 25,000 by December, 1849.

This issue is four pages and contains various news and advertisements of the day, some 25 years after the beginning of the G... See More  

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151757
Item #151757

March 31, 1859

GARDINER HOME JOURNAL, Maine, March 31, 1859  See the photo below for the nice page 2 article headed: "Pike's Peak" with the article talking about the travels there. Interesting, period item on this famous gold rush in Colorado! You get the complete 4 page issue which is in nice condition.

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