Report of T. Butler King on California

KING, T[homas]. Butler

Published by Gideon & Co., 1850
Used Condition: Good Soft cover
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Second edition, errata slip is present. Georgia planter/politician T. Butler King (1800-1864) was appointed special agent to California by President Zachary Taylor c.1849-50 and as part of that assignment wrote this historic report. "2nd edition (and best) [If with errata slip, aa]. This report to the government by the Collector of Customs at San Francisco gave Washington its first official information on the gold strike" [Per Howes K153]. --- A compact, sewn volume, in paper wraps. Includes separate address label, signed 'Free/T. Butler King.' and addressed in King's hand to Elijah Dudley, Esquire in Milbury, Massachusetts. --- An intact copy, but with tears & wrinkling to back cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 72 pages; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 76221

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Title: Report of T. Butler King on California

Publisher: Gideon & Co.

Publication Date: 1850

Binding: Paper Wraps

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Second Edition.

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