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Click for larger image 1857 San Francisco Circular News Letter Snow Shoe Thompson Placerville Genoa NV Expressman VIA PANAMA, United States, 1851, 1c Blue, Ty II (7). Affixed and lightly cancelled by San Francisco datestamp on three-page folded The San Francisco News Letter, No 16 with A Summary of Events from Feb. 20th to March 5th, 1857. addressed to B. Howard Esq. Boston Mass. includes vignette advertisement for Mr. Thompson, the Mountain Express Man, Very Fine, the 1 cent stamp paid the reduced printed circular rate to any distance, ex Risvold, with 2014 Moorhouse Certificate. Some Info...Thompsons Carson Valley Express was established by John A. Snowshoe Thompson was in operation in 1857 and operated between Genoa, Nevada and Placerville, California. He also carried the overland mails for Chorpenning during the winter months of 1861. Snowshoe died on 15 May, 1876.
The San Francisco News Letter was published by Frederick Marriott and served to advance his intertwining financial and political interests, to level attacks against his foes, and to extort money from public figures who he threatened with the prospect of scandalous news reports. Each publication date was tied to an outbound Pacific Mail Steam Ship Company sailing to Panama and was sold by all Wells Fargo & Company agents throughout California. This issue Per Steamer Golden Age.

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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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