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1872 Marysville: gateway to the gold fields...

Item #687827

March 21, 1872

MARYSVILLE DAILY APPEAL, California, July March 21, 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 t... See More  

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From a small mining town (Jackson) in Northern California...

Item #681304

January 24, 1880

AMADOR DISPATCH, Jackson, California, Jan. 24, 1880  

* Rare old West publication

Jackson was founded in 1848 around a year-round spring, settled by American pioneers and then gold-seekers upon its discovery at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada range. It was also a convenient stopping place on the road from Sacramento to the southern mines.

The back leaf has a 2 1/2 by 4 1/2 piece cli... See More  

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1903 Carrie Nation...

Item #679238

March 05, 1903

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 5, 1903

* Carrie Nation at Sacramento

* Temperance advocate

* Anti-alcohol leader

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CARRIE HONORED THE LEGISLATURE" 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 i... See More  

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Great prints of 1878 Sacramento...

Item #678347

September 09, 1878

DAILY RECORD-UNION---SUPPLEMENT, Sacramento, California, Sept. 9, 1878  A nice single sheet "Supplement" issue dominated by a very large print of the: "State Capitol, Sacramento, 1878" when it was just 4 years old, as well as a nice view of: "Plaza L and Tenth Streets, Sacramento".

Nice to have both of these displayable prints in a Sacramento newspaper.

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From a small mining town (Jackson) in Northern California...

Item #677069

July 27, 1872

AMADOR DISPATCH, Jackson, California, July 27, 1872  Jackson was founded in 1848 around a year-round spring, settled by American pioneers and then gold-seekers upon its discovery at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada range. It was also a convenient stopping place on the road from Sacramento to the southern mines.

Page 2 has: "Horace Greeley's Letter of Acceptance" in running fo... See More  

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1885 Auburn, California...

Item #649786

October 24, 1885

THE PLACER HERALD, Auburn, Placer County, California, October 24, 1885  Placer mining in the Auburn area was very good, with the camp first becoming known as the North Fork Dry Diggings, later changed to Woods Dry Diggings. The area soon developed into a mining camp, and it was officially named Auburn in 1849.

In 1851 Auburn was chosen as the seat of Placer County. Gold mining operations mov... See More  

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Uncommon California periodical from 1873...

Item #649229
SAN FRANCISCO NEWS-LETTER & CALIFORNIA ADVERTISER, 1873  The subtitle in the masthead notes: "Devoted To The Leading Interests of California and the Pacific Coast". The content is varied and includes a wide range of ads as well.

An uncommon title with a displayable masthead featuring the seal of California, the seal of the city of San Francisco, and the seal of the county of Sa... See More  

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Once known as Yolo City...

Item #599684

May 09, 1886

WOODLAND DAILY DEMOCRAT, Yolo County, California, May 9, 1886  Formerly known as Yolo City, Woodland lies 15 miles northwest of Sacramento. Various news of the day and a wealth of Western-style advertisements.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some minor margin tears, nice condition.

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Rare old west title from Gridley, California...

Item #582791

March 22, 1883

THE GRIDLEY HERALD, Gridley, California, March 22, 1883 

* Very rare Old West title

This could be the only issue of this title we have. Gridley is a small town north of Sacramento in Butte County. This is a four page issue with various news of the day & a wealth of ads, many of which are illustrated. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice, clean condition.... See More  

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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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Northern California...

Item #177021

December 26, 1903

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 26, 1903  Frontpage illustration "Free For All" by W. A. Rogers; Elihu Root, Who Retires from the President's Cabinet as Secretary of Was in January, 1904; "The Opening of the New Willamsburg Bridge, New York City" by F. Cresson Schell; Multiple articles on the State of Northern California; and advertisements of the da... See More  

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Sacramento California...

Item #206810

September 26, 1871

SACRAMENTO DAILY RECORD, Sept. 9, 1871 Mostly regional news, has a few topical items, and many ads. Small section clipped from the second leaf, first leaf has an archival mend to a margin tear, minor edge wear, bit of loss to two letters in the masthead.

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Sacramento, California...

Item #204779
THE DAILY BEE, Sacramento, California, 1874. This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for California. Nice condition.&n... See More  

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The "Boxer" Troubles in China...

Item #177048

June 23, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 23, 1900 The "Boxer" Troubles in China; The Paris Exposition; The Chinese Parade in Sacramento; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.

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Frm the "Capital of Silicon Valley"...

Item #130645
SAN JOSE DAILY PATRIOT, California, 1871  San Jose was the second incorporated city in California (after Sacramento), becoming part of the United States 1846. California would gain statehood in 1850. This is an early issue from what today is California's third largest city and the tenth largest in the United States.

This 4 page newspaper has various news and advertisements of the day. Minor ... See More  

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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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Thomas Nast...

Item #173790

January 10, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY Jan. 10, 1874 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "Obey the Law of Necessity." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Christmas Tableau." Small portrait of "Captain Joseph Fry." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Surrender of the "Virginius" in Bahia Honda." (Boats). Dblpgctrfld. of "The Collision Between the "Ville Du Havre" and "... See More  

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Fort Ticonderoga... Chinatown, San Francisco...

Item #173932

May 22, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 22, 1875 One-third page: 'The Ruins of Fort Ticonderoga'. Fullpg: 'The Watch for Montezuma'. Fullpg: 'Sketches in 'China Town', San Francisco'.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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From the capital of California...

Item #130217
SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California,  1872  An early newspaper from what is now the capital of California. Complete in four pages, good condition.

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Item #130555
SACRAMENTO DAILY RECORD-UNION, California, 1879  Various news of the day from this northern California town, the capital of California.

The news and advertisements found within these pages provide an interesting perspective of life in California from just 30 years after the Gold Rush.

Complete in four pages, and although having various minor tears at the margins is generally in nice conditi... See More  

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Still publishing in Sacramento?

Item #130166
THE BEE, Sacramento, California, 1874 A very early issue of this title which I believe is still publishing in Sacramento(?) Never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition, nice print of the capitol building in the masthead, various news of the day and a wealth of ads, many of which are illustrated. Four pages.

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