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Latest from the California Gold Rush...

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September 29, 1849

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 29, 1849  Page 2 has: "California" with the latest news, bits including: "...has been one of the fortunate 'hunters' having accumulated during his short sojourn in California between 11,000 and 12,000 dollars worth of the 'stuff'...".
Much more on the gold rush with subheads: "The Climate and Soil" "The California Camp" "New Process For Collecting Gold Dust" and more.
Four pages of very large size paper measuring 25 by 33 inches, folded three times, various wear at the folds. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

Category: Pre-Civil War