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Detailed report on the gold from California...
Item # 682232
December 14, 1848
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 14, 1848 Page 3 contains nearly a full column headed: "The California Gold Specimens" which is an early report on the 1849 Gold Rush. Included is a letter from the director of the U.S. Mint concerning the quality of gold received from California.
Also on pg. 3: "The Proposed Panama Railroad" which admits: "...the necessity of a quick and easy communication with California and Oregon is now very generally felt & admitted...".
Four pages, nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War