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Lot 523

California Gold Rush Letter, "The Miner's Ten Commandments", illustrated overall design, Sun Print, San Francisco, patented 1853 by James M. Hutchings, letter datelined "San Francisco, April 14th 1854", lengthy letter with content. "California is a great country. not for the account there not being any gold for their is a plenty. the papers you have from here only print one side, the black side, they leave out there is not one half gold enough here in this country to even pay the miners." etc., couple minor flaws along some internal file folds, otherwise Very Fine, impressive and attractive.
Estimate 750 - 1,000

Realized $750

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