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Thoughts on the lust for gold...
Item # 668227
November 16, 1849
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 16, 1849 Page 3 has an article: "The Love Of Gold" which is from London, & reflects upon the moral issues of the chase for gold. Bits include: "...in its lust of gold, most pitiful, most mean...As a stimulus to this modern ice the discovery of California threatens to be disastrous to the higher morality of society...we see but little promise of general advantage in this California fascinating...".
Four pages, very nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War