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English: Sailing card for the clipper ship California, depicting scenes from the California gold rush.
"A NEW AND MAGNIFICENT CLIPPER FOR SAN FRANCISCO. MERCHANT'S EXPRESS LINE OF CLIPPER SHIPS! Loading none but First-Class Vessels and Regularly Dispatching the great number. THE SPLENDID NEW OUT-AND-OUT CLIPPER SHIP CALIFORNIA, HENRY BARBER, Commander, AT PIER 13 EAST RIVER This elegant Clipper Ship was built expressly for this trade by Samuel Hall, Esq., of East Boston, the builder of the celebrated Clippers “SURPRISE,” “GAMECOCK,” “JOHN GILPIS,” and others, She will fully equal them in speed! Unusually prompt dispatch and very quick trip may be relied upon. Engagements should be completed at once. Agents in San Francisco. Messrs, DE WITT KITTLE & CO. RANDOLPH M. COOLEY, 88 Wall Street, Tontine Building".
Date circa 1850
date QS:P,+1850-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
Author - G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
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current 02:29, 7 April 2020 Thumbnail for version as of 02:29, 7 April 20203,887 × 2,430 (4.72 MB) TmReverted to version as of 21:33, 1 September 2014 (UTC)
19:57, 6 April 2020 Thumbnail for version as of 19:57, 6 April 20203,887 × 2,430 (3.47 MB) Jim Evanswhitened paper & darkened image
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04:33, 13 June 2014 Thumbnail for version as of 04:33, 13 June 20141,402 × 884 (472 KB) JunkyardsparkleA little more off the right edge.
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18:51, 28 October 2006 Thumbnail for version as of 18:51, 28 October 2006500 × 311 (30 KB) NorCalHistorySailing to California for the California Gold Rush (originally published in 1850s)

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