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1851 California Gold Rush Letter

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Paper Start Price:50.00 USD Estimated At:100.00 - 200.00 USD
1851 California Gold Rush Letter
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2+ page letter from a lawyer asking the recipient to be prepared to pay "John" what is due him. There is mention of a $5,000 Ward & Company bill for one thing. It starts "Before this reaches you, I trust that you have arrived in San F. and it is my most sincere hope also that you will have already got your bearings in good train for a satisfactory result." "All of his [John's] hopes hang upon you...." It is a letter of great hope and deep dread. Date: 1851 Location: Washington D. C. , District of Columbia HWAC# 57308