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February 03, 1849

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Feb. 3, 1849  The top of page 3 has a column headed: "Mode Of Extracting Gold From the Ore"  being a timely article given the recent discovery of gold in Calif. But the article begins with: "...The metallic grains found in the sands of rivers in California do not require to be subjected to a metallurgic process."
Page 3 begins with: "California" being rather lengthy and includes two accounts of the gold diggings, plus more.
Four pages of very large size paper measuring 25 by 33 inches, folded three times, some wear at the folds. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

Category: Pre-Civil War