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The Placer Times, Vol 1, Number 2, May 5th, 1849


  • On Sunday the 29th ult, James Harden Jones, aged about 28 years, formerly from Kentucky, and for the past five years a resident of this Territory.
  • On Tuesday, 2d inst, Isaac Evens, aged about 55 years, recently a citizen of Oregon Territory.