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Battle of Bull Run, reported in a California newspaper...

Item #595824

August 05, 1861

STOCKTON DAILY INDEPENDENT, Stockton, California, Aug. 5, 1861

* Battle of Bull Run

* Civil War

Page 2 has a lengthy editorial: "The Late Battle--It's Moral Effects" which is nearly a column. Page 3 has: "Details of The Great Battle which takes nearly 2 1/2 columns. The top of the front page has reports headed: "Arrival of the Pony Express"

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An Old West Newspaper from Stockton, CA......

Item #573326

July 24, 1880

STOCKTON DAILY INDEPENDENT, California, July 24, 1880 

* Rare wild Old West title


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 regu... See More  

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First California town name not of Spanish or native American origin...

Item #130236

January 01, 1880

STOCKTON DAILY INDEPENDENT, California, 1880  Stockton was founded by Captain Charles Maria Weber in 1849 after he acquired Rancho Campo de los Franceses. The city is named after Robert F. Stockton, and it was the first community in California to have a name not of Spanish or Native American origin. The city is located on the San Joaquin River in the northern San Joaquin Valley.

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Item #151646

August 30, 1880

STOCKTON DAILY INDEPENDENT, Stockton, California, Aug. 30, 1880 Has news of the day and many ads. Generally nice condition.

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