Lot 46 of 517:
Sierra County CA index to precinct registers 1912  

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$500 - $800

Title:
Index to Precinct Registers of Sierra County, California, Printed for the September Primary Election, to be held on Tuesday, September 3d, 1912.

Author:

Place:
[Downieville, CA]

Publisher:
Mountain Messenger Print.

Date:
1912

Description:

22 pp. 28.5x21.5 cm (11x8½"), original printed wrappers.

Residents are listed alphabetically within each precinct, with their place of residence, occupation and party affiliation. A number of the males in this 1912 issue are listed as being miners. OCLC/WorldCat lists only one copy of a 1934 index to precinct registers for Sierra County, none for this 1912 issue, or any others.

Invaluable source for the history of the Sierra county, noting numerous mining camps and cities that have since become ghost towns, including: Alleghany, Downieville, Forest City ghost town, Gibsonville, Goodyears Bar, Howland Flat ghost town, Indian Valley, Pike City, Plumbago mine, Poker Flat ghost town ( 5 people, all of them miners), Port Wine ghost town ( 17 people , 15 miners ), Plumbago, etc.


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Condition:
Light wear and soiling to wrappers with dampstain along bottom edge of front wrapper; very good.


 
Item number:
298853
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