New Orleans (LA) Picayune, “Mammoth California Trees,” December 13, 1857

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    "Mammoth California Trees," New Orleans (LA) Picayune, December 13, 1857, p. 6: 1.
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    Mammoth California Trees. - A new mammoth tree has been discovered in California, 112 feet in circumference and 400 feet high. It still stands, the monarch of the wood, but a monster lies prostrate at its side, through whose hollow trunk a party recently rode the whole length "on horseback." So says the correspondent of the San Francisco Bulletin, and we tell the tale as 'tis told by him.

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