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Considerable reporting on the California Gold Rush...



Item # 636164

December 05, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 5, 1848 

* California Gold Rush
* 49ers - mining - miners


A terrific & early issue on the California Gold Rush as nearly half of the front page has great gold-related content, items headed: "The Gold Region Of California", plus a letter datelined from "Monterrey, California, July 31, 1848; a "Proclamation" from Monterey, Calif., beginning: "Whereas many citizens have gone to the gold mines of the Sacramento without making proper provision for the families they have left behind..." with more (see). Also: "The Gold Mine" and "From California" "California Gold" and even more.

Category: The Old West