Two Rare Gold Rush Newspapers

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Two Rare Gold Rush Newspapers
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1) Daily Alta. August 11, 1852. Main article is on the immigration of Americans from Panama and San Juan del Sud. "With every new case of suffering and wanton destruction of human life, we have a violent outburst of public indignation...." City Sexton Nathaniel Gray has died. His hearse was pulled by four horses and tastefully ornamented. It was lead by four colored boys. California Pioneers group is gaining great speed. Adams & Co. has four brand new wagons. Three pages of hard-to-find advertisements and short notes. 2) Daily California Chronicle. February 23, 1854. Pages are 27 x 21". Front page article is on California Indians. It was a synopsis of Major McKinistry's report. Second page is an editorial about the Indians. "If there is not something frightful in the idea of slaughtering twenty-five human beings against whom there is no proof of anything wrong which they had done or intended!" Lots of clipper ship news, ads and notes. Both are four pages and are typically fragile of newsprint t this old. However, there are no major rips or tears. (Potter Collection)

Date: 1852, 1854 Location: San Francisco, California HWAC# 58354