Lot 233 of 703:
Pictorial News Letter for the Steamer John L. Stephens, 1858  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$840
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The Pictorial News Letter for the Steamer John L. Stephens, April 5, 1858.


San Francisco

Charles F. Robbins



4 pp. pictorial letter sheet. With portrait of Peter Lassen from a photograph by R.H. Vance. 27x21.5 cm (10¾x8½").

Unused lettersheet, includes numerous abbreviated news reports, such as, "Many persons are quietly preparing to leave California for the proposed new territory of Arizona", and "A lump of gold specimen has been recently found at Reservoir Hill, which weighed nine pounds and three ounces." This lettersheet was Illustrated on p. 223 of the 2009 volume from the Book Club of California, "James Mason Hutchins of Yo Semite." (Baird unlisted, Kruska 50) 

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Light wear; blindstamp in upper right corner; very good.

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