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Finding aid of the Logan Fay Letters C058846
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Description
Letters to and from Logan Fay, dated 1849-1853. All deal with his travel to, and subsequent life in, San Francisco. He talks about his soap business, the conditions in the city and a small robbery that occurred at his house.
Background
Logan Fay came from New York to California on the schooner "Chance" in 1849. He set up a soap business with his brother, David Fay, in San Francisco ca. 1853. He had a brother named John Fay who lived in New York. He returned to New York sometime in the late 1850s or early 1860s.
Extent
1.0 folder (8 letters)
Restrictions
There are no restrictions on access.
Availability
Collection open for research.