SAN JOAQUIN REPUBLICAN / EXTRA!! / BY MAGNETIC TELEGRAPH.

NP [Stockton, CA]: n.d. (1856). Broadside newspaper supplement, 42 x 15 cm. The extra reported on disasters of the day, including the train wreck involving passengers making the transfer from the steamship "George Law" from New York, on the Panama Railroad, leaving 15 dead and many missing; several fires in eastern cities; a terrific hurricane over Pennsylvania, etc. Also mentioned was the arrival of the steamer "Golden Age," the signing of the Treaty of Paris on the 30th of March [ending the Crimean War]; the "rush to see Cora and Casey suspended [a reference to the San Francisco Vigilance Committee's hanging of James Casey and Charles Cora, for murders on May 22, 1856]; and the report that "Congress has done but little of importance during the fortnight." Item #59809

The San Joaquin Republican was published in Stockton, California from 1854-1873.

Price: $850.00

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