Gold Rush letters and contract, 1848-1858.


Mason, John Y. (John Young), 1799-1859. Gold Rush letters and contract, 1848-1858.

Gold Rush letters and contract, 1848-1858.

8 letters and 1 contract from various sources during the Gold Rush era. All but one have at least a partial typed transcription.

9 letters ; 8 1/2 x 11 x 1/2 in.

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