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Sale 79: The George J. Kramer Collection of Western Trails and Routes

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Western Towns - Utah & Wisconsin

Lot 3132    

"Carson City, June 30/50" (Utah Territory), manuscript postmark on 10¢ green (U16) buff Nesbitt entire to Middletown, R.I., endorsed "Via San Francisco" at lower left, missent and forwarded (most likely from New York), with photocopy of portion of original enclosure and excerpts from letter (Western Express, July 1990) datelined "Steam Boat Valley, June 18/59…I was a jeuror orn a caise at Egelle Valley, one William Sides kill one Jessip with a knife…It was proved to be a willfull murder, there being to (two) jeurors bribed in consequence and June 24…new mines (but 12 miles from here) the gold is so plenty that it yields $100 per bucket of dird and from that down to 10 cents per bucket of dird said to be the riches mines that was ever now in calfornia"; couple small cover tears at top, Very Fine.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $475

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