Rattlesnake Bar Coin Deposit Receipt, Gold Rush [155352]

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Rattlesnake Bar Coin Deposit Receipt, Gold Rush [155352]
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Manuscript receipt. Dateline Rattlesnake, Jan. 12th, 1856. Received of Peter E. Mead $400 in coin for deposit. Signed Baldwin & Co. by GW Blackburn. Blue paper. 4 x 8" Folds, staining and discoloration. Reverse has notations from later that month and in November 1856 for money received. Rattlesnake Bar was located in Placer County on the North Fork of the American River, one mile southeast of Auburn. The town was formed in 1849 and was destroyed by fire in 1864. Baldwin & Co. were the Wells Fargo agents for Rattlesnake Bar (according to 1850s newspaper ads).

Date: 1856
Country (if not USA):
State: California
City: Rattlesnake Bar