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Click for larger image 1861 Wells Fargo & Company Printed Announcement of Discontinuance of Overland Mail Via Los Angeles One page folded notice datelined San Francisco, April 8, 1861, To Our Agents Who Sell Exchange, announcing that the semi-weekly overland mail via Los Angeles has been discontinued and that on July 1 it will be replaced by daily overland mail via Sacramento, Placerville, Carson Valley and Salt Lake, advises agents. While this interruption continues, we must depend upon the Steamers (via Panama) and the Pony Express, also notes All Drafts which are to be forwarded by PONY EXPRESS, should be so NOTED in your advices, paper loss at bottom left, tear and nick at top edge. Historical document related to both the Butterfield Route and the Pony Express over the Central Route.
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Click for larger image 1856 San Francisco Drexel Sather Church Bankers Sailing Ship Whaler Harpon Whale Illustrated Exchang to A.J. Wheeler Esq. Cincinnati Ohio April 10 1856 Bill of Exchange with crease folds and paper chips at lower and left center edges. Printers - Dforth,Bald and Co. New York and Philada.
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Click for larger image 1853 San Jose California James F Reed Estate Medical Payment Receipt Donner Party Member Payment voucher manuscript receipt received of James F. Reed administrator for estate of Quadalupe Beriefsa and Wife the sum of one hundred and fifty one dollars in full for medical attendance rendered Henrico Beniefsa,Sept 1st 1853, Beriy and Corey. Manuscript at back voucher number 34. B. Cory $150.00
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Click for larger image 1889 Poverty Point Near Placerville El Dorado County J H Naper Mine Owner Estate Auction Poster June 15 1889 J.H. Naper public auction at Poverty Point, on the list of items includes his Springfield Musket,Blacksmith Tools, 2 Gold Scales,Wheelbarrow and Misc. Tools. F.N. Spencer Administrator of estate. Broadside poster measures 11 3/4 X 15 3/4 inches with crease folds.
J. H. Naper was caved upon and killed in a mine at Poverty Point, near Placerville, El Dorado County, April 3 1889, Known as the Naper & Seeley quartz Mining claim at Poverty Point in Placerville township, mine 1400 feet in length.

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