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A short run, November 1 to December 28, 1859, complete. Fifty issues, four pages each, the paper didn't publish on Sundays. Various articles, including: John Brown and Harper's Ferry, in 23 issues - "Was John Brown Executed Today (We doubt it) on December 3, "No hope for John Brown" in December 22, "The Last Hours of John Brown" in December 28. Brown was executed on December 2, 1859. Nevada mines and the routes and potential better routes to Carson City, including contract solicitation to keep the route open in winter, "The New Silver Mines in Nevada", "Off to Washoe", "A Rail Line over Donner?", Crossing the Sierra on skis, Snowshoe Thompson, in 20 issues; Slavery an issue of Federal vs. State's rights, in four issues, a total of 19 full columns; Where are the earliest California printing presses today? in six issues. Baseball club forming in Sacramento, 2 issues; Sacramento Library Association meetings, 2 issues; Fremont in '46, Mono Lake, The whale fishery in Monterey, The Chinese question, a new trail from Utah to California, death of Washington Irving, indecent exposure at the grammar school (M St. between 12th and 13th), the man was "thoroughly pummeled". Removed from a bound volume, some wear and soiling, last issue with significant tears. Overall in Very Good condition. Sold a lot.
Title: Harper's Ferry, Nevada Mines, Getting to "Washo" ("Washo"), Federal v. State's Rights (Slavery), California Printing History, in the "Sacramento Daily Union".
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