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Dismal report from the gold miners...

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December 07, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER Washington, D.C., Dec. 7, 1849 

* California gold rush hardships

Page 3reports a terrible situation in the golf fields with: "Experience In The Gold Region" which includes: "...After a wearisome voyage round the Cape he reached San Francisco & left immediately for the 'diggins'....Many of the amateur gold diggers were exhausted with the hard labor...With scarcely an exception the gold-hunters were all anxious to return. Pride prevented some..." and more.
Four pages, very nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War