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Hardships on the way to California...

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August 09, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 9, 1849 

* California gold rush

Page 3 has a report: "From Santa Fe and the Far West" which includes: "...large number of emigrants have left Santa Fe for California. Seven out of nine men belonging to parties destined for California...were killed. They were attacked...by 200 Apache Indians. The emigrants for California had principally passed Fort Kearny...A great many had died o the roads leading to the frontier, and the road sides were lined with graves..." with more.
Four pages, very nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War