Report of T. Butler King on California

By: KING, T[homas]. Butler

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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

Title: Report of T. Butler King on California

Author Name: KING, T[homas]. Butler

Categories: >>History, >>American History & Politics,

Edition: Second Edition

Publisher: Washington, Gideon & Co.: 1850

Binding: Paper Wraps

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 76221