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Its history tied to the California Gold Rush...

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November 05, 1868

SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California, November 5, 1868  Although known to all as the current capital of California, this city got its start thanks to the protection of Sutter's Fort, which was established by John Sutter in 1839. During the California Gold Rush, Sacramento was a major distribution point, a commercial and agricultural center, and a terminus for wagon trains, stagecoaches, riverboats, the telegraph, the Pony Express, and the First Transcontinental Railroad.
A great wealth of news of the day, plus a wealth of advertisements, many of which are illustrated.
Four pages, very nice condition, an early issue not long after the California Gold Rush.

Category: The Old West