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Click for larger image 1850s Nevada City 3c Paid Miners Coat of Arms Illustrated Cover to Rhode Island Miners Cover 1850s Miners Coat of Arms, (printed at left) Published by Barber & Baker, Sacramento. Stampless cover canceled Nevada City March 28 - 3 Paid in circle, Numeral 6 manuscript Paid at upper left corner. . Cover addressed to Miss Catharine Clark Wakefield P.Office Washington Co. Rhoade Island, at left edge reading up from lower. P Master at WakeF please Forward. Short lower left corner , 90% of back flap removed, some tears backed with flap paper.
id #3155
Click for larger image The California Water Carrier Corner of Washington & Montgomery Streets San Francisco Letter Sheet 1850s unused Illustrated Letter Sheet , Man carrying two buckets of water from a water barrel on a horse-drawn cart; houses and dogs in background. Green color two lined Noisy Carrier ink stamp in upper right. Baird 21; Clifford 19. Title below litho - Published by T.C. Boyd, Wood Engraved (Iron Building) Corner of Washington & Montgomery Sts., San Francisco. THE CALIFORNIA WATER CARRIER.
id #3104
Click for larger image 1853 Negbaur & Co Miners Letter Book Diamonds Springs CA Writter Wm Pitt Writer of booklet William Pitt some quotes from letter.. I am now at Diamond Springs to work in the mines forty-five miles from Sacramento. I have been here almost two weeks. I have found some gold. there has been no water to wash with. I am setting here in my log cabin. Gambling House close by here, I have ben in there and see men loose the last cent they had. I have got a little gold dust and will send you a piece. Something to remember me by till I come home. Some of the blank pages were used to keep track of the letters that were received by his future wife and the letters she sent him. Front cover has wear and inner pages are loose.
id #2887
Click for larger image 1855 The Mammoth Tree Grove Calaveras California Litho Kutchel & Dresel Sketched By T.A. Ayers 1855, printed by Britton & Rey massive Litho measures 20 X 28 inches with restoration of tears and most noticable paper loss at top center border edge, mended tears, and very small worm type holes. 8 views , with top view titled The Father Of The Forest, 112 Feet in circumference , estimated height when standing 450 feet. Lower right corner litho- titled The Horseback Ride, Distance through 75 Feet, 12 feet in the clear (notice man on horse).
id #2829
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