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Gold discovery in Georgia...

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May 19, 1830

HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, May 19, 1830 

* Gold in the Southeast

Page 3 has: "Gold Digging In Georgia" which notes in part: "...the average profit of each hand, is a dollar a day & there are about a thousand persons constantly digging...".
Four pages, very light damp staining, good condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War