Lot 40 of 517:
Sheriff's Sale - Sacramento 1850  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Sheriff's Sale - November 4, 1850

Author:

Place:
Sacramento

Publisher:

Date:
1850

Description:

Printed announcement for Sheriff's Sale on November 4, 1850 in Sacramento County for property of W.W. Bennett. 16x20 cm (6¼x8½"). Details of property in holograph. The printed "Joseph McKinney, Sheriff" is crossed out, and "Benjn McCullough" is handwritten underneath.

Sheriff Joseph McKinney became the first Sacramento County sheriff to be killed in the line of duty, shot by squatters resisting arrest the day after the downtown shootout known as Squatters Riots, August 14 1850.

 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light wear and toning, a few minor areas of loss not affecting text, chip to lower right corner: very good.


 
Item number:
298989
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