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Much concerning the California Gold Rush of 1849...

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January 11, 1849

THE AGE, Augusta, Maine, Jan. 11, 1849 

* California gold rush - 49ers

Page 2 has: "For California" concerning the creation of a stock company "...for the purpose of proceeding to California...Each member, on joining the company, is to pay $500 which will entitle him to an equal share with the others in the profits & income...".  Also: "California Gold--Its Effect on Prices" which takes almost an entire column. Also: "The Administration & California" which takes over a column. More on the California Gold Rush on pg. 2, and a short bit on the Mormons as well.
Four pages, good condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War