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The first newspaper published in Modesto, California...



Item # 671182

February 04, 1881

STANISLAUS COUNTY WEEKLY NEWS, Modesto, California, Feb. 4, 1881  An early newspaper from this city in North-central California which when it began in 1868 was the first newspaper in Modesto. In 1881 the population of the town was less than 1000.
Various news events of the day, local, regional and national, with a wealth of advertising.
Most of the ftpg. is taken up with the: "Delinquent List" of property owners, etc. A terrific issue for genealogical purposes and tracing families and land owners from the early years of Modesto. This list carries over to pages 2 & 4 as well.
Four pages, large folio size, very nice condition.

Item from Catalog 298 (released for September, 2020)...

Category: The Old West