Map of the principal gold quartz mines or lodes in El Dorado County, California showing the position of the New York and El Dorado Co.'s lodes, Wanderer, New England, Vanderbilt, and Yosemite.

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Map shows towns, general locations of gold mines and lodes, U.S. Mail route through Placerville, mining companies, and site of Sutter's "first discovery of gold." Inset details overland route from San Francisco to Placerville. Scale not given.

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1 map : col. ; 21 x 62 cm.

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Howe and Perry 1850?.

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Map shows towns, general locations of gold mines and lodes, U.S. Mail route through Placerville, mining companies, and site of Sutter's "first discovery of gold." Inset details overland route from San Francisco to Placerville. Scale not given.

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1 map : col. ; 21 x 62 cm.

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Originally folded to 12 x 23 cm.

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  • 1850?

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Howe and Perry. Map of the principal gold quartz mines or lodes in El Dorado County, California showing the position of the New York and El Dorado Co.'s lodes, Wanderer, New England, Vanderbilt, and Yosemite., map, 1850?; New York, New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187292/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.