Punch,  63 (1872), 140.

The Golden Age



News-Commentary, Drollery


Alchemy, Commerce, Political Economy

    Announces that a person in California has discovered how to transmute baser metals into gold, and to produce it 'by the ship-load'. Thinks this means that the United States of America will not take the '(comparatively) few sovereigns Mr. Lowe [the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Robert Lowe] was going to send over [...] between now and next "Fall"'.

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