Death of President Garfield...
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March 01, 1878
THE WEEKLY MERCURY, Oroville, Butte County, California, March 1, 1878 Oroville is situated on the banks of the Feather River where it flows out of the Sierra Nevada onto the flat floor of the California Central Valley. It was established as the head of navigation on the Feather River to supply gold miners during the California Gold Rush.
Gold found at Bidwell Bar, one of the first gold mining sites in California, brought thousands of prospectors to the Oroville area seeking riches.Four pages, some archival mending inside near the spine, some evidence of disbinding at the blank spine, good condition.
Category: Post-Civil War