Marysville, California: Marysville Herald Press, 1865. 8pp. Original printed wrappers [spine reinforced, detached from text block]. Rubberstamp at blank upper margin of first page. Else Very Good.
Belden, born in Newtown, Connecticut, was an early Nevada City settler, arriving there in 1853 at the age of 21. An attorney, he was elected County Judge of Nevada County in 1859. Considered a flamboyant orator, he lives up to his reputation here.
FIRST EDITION. Monaghan 396. Drury 436. Not in Cowan. Item #31497