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[The San Francisco Papers Say that the Richest Gold-mines]

The Illustrated London News, vol. 38, no. 1091, p. 504.

June 1, 1861

The San Francisco papers say that the richest gold-mines yet discovered are the Pino Alto mines, in the Arezona [sic] territory. They are located on the summit of the Sierra Madae [sic], and are densely wooded with tall pine-trees. Soon after they were discovered, what was a howling waste became peopled with 3000 inhabitants.

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