"It is most astonishing that leading citizens of recognized shrewdness...should have been so duped"

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"It is most astonishing that leading citizens of recognized shrewdness...should have been so duped" - as Associate his native Caldwell It to accept...
as Associate his native Caldwell It to accept his appearance ail but a but the he remained a shrine to thing to an evening was Intro hour or t wo scholars. return in friends in see a iroad more, ir sj Intends to and to qualified or and the opened a pupils, as ror the a British with roar " Dust to Beecher's address art, then Ctjc PtttsDntgij THE GREAT DIAMOND How a Monster Swii Worked Up. A Six Hundred Thousand Robbery. San Francisco papers of the sfth and arth contained full offcial reports on the great fraud, with copious additional particulars of manner lu which it was worked up and upon the creoulity of pome or the shrewdest fl-ian-ciers fl-ian-ciers on the Pacific coast ft is one of the most re-maikabie swindles ever perpetrated, and was being one of the most disastrous. In thirty more, but for the complete and timely ezpo Clarence King, no 'ess than twelve million of the stock wotud have been put upon the a large portion of 11 ou the Atlantic si ie of this continent and in I" irope, where, It Is reported, great house of Kothschlld was ready to place of it So confident were some of ihe leading In sac Francisco ol the value of the alleged discoveries, that extraordinary precautions ware to prevent the locality being known, the sum of their own expenditures to the ground is probably not under f600,ooo gold. It is most astonishing that leading citizens recognized shrewdness In all

Clipped from The Pittsburgh Daily Commercial14 Dec 1872, SatWEEKLY EDITIONPage 2

The Pittsburgh Daily Commercial (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)14 Dec 1872, SatWEEKLY EDITIONPage 2
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  • "It is most astonishing that leading citizens of recognized shrewdness...should have been so duped"

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