Jany. 23/29. The Mark Twain and Bret Hart Trail Monument in the center of Washington St. Sonora Calif. and reads ...
Full Collection Name
Jesse Brown Cook Scrapbooks Documenting San Francisco History and Law Enforcement
BANC PIC 1996.003:Volume 28:032--fALB
The Bancroft Library
Full titlefirst newspaper published in the mines of Calif. It was started on July 4th 1853, and a single copy sold for 50 cents -- by the year twenty dollars. One Pocket in the Bonanza Mine yielded a ½ million dollars. Nugget holder C-H.-15-P.A. weighed twenty-eight pounds found in 1851. Sonora was made the county seat of Tuolumne in 1852 and extended to the coast range. Here Mark Twain & Bret Harte found the material for many of their stories .
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