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Assassination of James King of Wm. by James P. Casey. San Francisco, May 14th, 1856.
San Francisco : Britton & Rey, 1856
4 lithographs; 12 x 17 cm. each
Four illustrations. Down left to right: Assassination, Funeral of Js. King, Surrenger of the Jail, Execution
Adventures of a Pike in California
San Francisco: Britton & Rey
Lithograph: 25 x 18 cm. [overall]
Includes 17 illustrations, left to right, top to bottom: Coming in from the Plains; Winter Experience; Disturbers of his Rest; Wet Diggings; Dry Diggings; buys a Quartz Claim; Daming; Making acquaintance with the natives; Visits Sacramento; Buys a horse; and Stockton; Going back to the Mines; Other parties Claim him next day; Dead broke; Sinks in a deep hole; Makes a rais; and takes the Railroad for home
:2 [Number not used]
Coining Money At The San Francisco Branch Mint San Francisco: Hutching [sic] and Rosenfield
A. Nahl, Butler, Eastman, Herrick Sc. [in various blocks]
Wood engraving; 25 x 22 cm. [overall]
Includes 7 illustrations, left to right, top to bottom: Making The Granulations; Front View Of The San Francisco Branch Mint; Cleaning the Planchets; Running The Gold Into Ingots; Rolling And Cutting Room; Adjusting Room; Stamping Into Coin
Departure For El Dorado
San Francisco: Quirot
Lithograph; 25 x 21 cm. [overall]
Includes 9 illustrations: Corresponding Agent; Cheap and easy way of going to the mines; Delmonico; To Admirers of Music; Departure for El Dorado; Life preserver in the mines; As I am in want of patients for my Sarsparilla, and it is the only thing I have to live upon, I shall swallow it myself; Director of the X... Mining Company; A Company of prospecting miners; Gamblers
Explosion R.K. Page Nicolaus, Feather River March 21th [sic] 1853
San Francisco: Britton & Rey
4 Lithographs; 10 x 13 cm.
Wreck of Steamship Tenessee [sic] Indian Cove, March 6th, 1853;
Wreck & Burning of the Steamer Independence, Island Marcarita Feby. 16th 1853. 150 Lives Lost;
Collapse of Flue on Board Jenny Lind off San Francisquito, April 11th 1853. 50 Lives Lost;
Wreck of Propellor [sic] Steamship S.S. Lewis, Duxburg Reef April 9th 1853
Also 2 small lithographs.
The Frazer River Thermometer
San Francisco: Sterett & Butler, 1858
Lithograph; 41 x 25 cm. [overall]
Includes 18 illustrations: across top: Leaves his family; Widest anticipations realized; Gold by the cart l oad; down left side: Jonathan takes the Fever; Law limit 400; Excited Speculators; $500 per day to the man; Gets a Letter from his friend; Reports confirmed; The Bulletin Board; Country Merchant; down right side: Interior view Victoria Hotel; Waits for the River to Fall; The Water Falls; A Bare prospect; Hair-breadth escape; Bone of a grizzly, not a gristly bone; down center: illustration of thermometer
The great Fire in San Francisco in the morning of the 17 of September 1850
Grand incendie á San Francisco Le 17 Septembre 1850. (au matin).
El gran Incendio en la mañana del 17 de Setiembre 1850
[all 17's are blurred as if artist were not sure of date]
Lithograph; 20 x 36 cm.
Miner's Ten Commandments
A New Verse-ion, Including A Preamble, By-Laws and Decree
by Cadez Orion
Downieville: S. W. Langton & Bro'[thers] Sierra County
Lithograph of Britton & Rey, San Francisco
3 Lithographs; across top: 7 x 8 cm. Good Years Bar; 7 x 5 cm. [untitled]; 7 x 8 cm. Downieville
The Pictorial News Letter for the Steamer
Sonora, June 21, 1858. No.7.
San Francisco: Hutchings & Rosenfield
Charles F. Robbins, Printer.
Wood engraving; 7 x 10 cm.
Weaverville, Trinity County; in the Early Days.
:41 [Table of distances to the fork of the Thompson's River. Transferred to book collection. Cataloged as pfPM849.T3]
Banking House of Page, Bacon & Co.,
San Francisco........18 [after 1850]
American Ex. Bank, New York
Duncan, Sherman & Co.
Atlantic Bank, Boston
Philadelphia Bank, Philadelphia
La State Bank, New Orleans
Page & Bacon, St. Louis
2 Wood engravings (?); 5 x 5 cm.