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Latest from the California Gold Rush...

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October 20, 1849

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Oct. 20, 1849  Page 2 has: "From California" with the latest news, bits including: "...The Sacramento still yields a good dividend of something like ten to fifteen dollars a day to all industrious laborers...The Feather River, where the finest gold has been found, is yet a favorite stream among the diggers...About 3,000 persons are now engaged there...The Ayuba River is said to be the surest place for making  money...The dry diggings on Wood's Creek have yielded thousands of ounces..." and so much more. The article takes over half a column.
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