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Guide to the Placer County Legal Records, 1851-1856
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Description
Records of court cases, public administrator's reports, road overseer's reports, bonds.
Background
Placer County was created April 25, 1851, from parts of Sutter and Yuba Counties. It was an important mining county and was given its name because placer mining was the principal method of mining for gold there. Auburn is the county seat.
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Please credit California State Library.
Availability
Unrestricted.