The California Star; Reprint of First Year Newspaper in 1847

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The California Star; Reprint of First Year Newspaper in 1847
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What a great early, pre-Gold Rush California reference work. This was published by Howell-North Books of Berkeley in 1965. Yerba Buena was the first name that San Francisco went by. Earliest volumes are datelined Yerba Buena and the later ones San Francisco. Article about the illegality of holding Indians hostage for work, Indians are uniting to make depredations on whites, lengthy article on the first attempt to assist suffering emigrants on the California Mountains (Donner Party), etc. These articles from two random issues we turned to. Includes an index and an index of advertisers. Date: 1847 Location: Yerba Buena, California HWAC# 60212