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Copper mines in Missouri...

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February 01, 1845

NEW YORK HERALD, New York, February 1, 1845

* Early copper discovery

A front page report about "Copper" says:

* We understand that very excellent mines of copper ore have been discovered on both sides of the Merrimac River in Franklin County, Missouri above the mouth of the Indian Creek...

& a bit more about size of the discovery.

Other news of the day. 4 pages in nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War