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Guide to the Horton House Ledger Collection MS 279
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Box 1

Guest ledger, 1870 October 19–1873 September 30

Entries of interest:

George P. and George W. Marston registered as guest on October 24, 1870
Capt. George A. Johnson registered as guest on December 24, 1870
New York Circus registered as guest on March 17-19, 1872
Box 2

Guest ledger, 1873 October 1-1882 March 19

Entries of interest:

Proprietors listed as W. E. Hadley and S. W. Craigue
Col. W. J. Gatewood registered as guest on February 9, 1874; June 25, 1874; March 24-25, 1875; and April 14, 1875
Templeton Dramatic Troupe registered as guest on March 18, 1874
Lewis Bro’s Grand Exposition registered as guest on May 18-19, 1874
Vivian’s Parlor Entertainment (Vivian’s Concert Co.) registered as guest on August 3, 1874
Judge W. T. McNealy registered as guest on August 8, 1874
Florence Kent Dramatic Troupe registered as guest on November 10, 1874
Vivian’s Combination Co., “Naval Engagements,” and Vivian’s Parlor Clio. registered as guests on February 26, 1875
T.S. Van Dyke registered as guest on June 26, 1877 and January 16, 1882
Golden Gate Baking Powder Co. (stamp from agent) registered as guest on January 15, 1882
Grandma’s Birthday Comedy Company registered as guest on January 20 and 22, 1882
Grover’s Eastern Dramatic Company registered as guest on February 10, 12, and 13, 1882
Slaven’s California Fruit Salt registered as guest on March 4-5, 1882
Box 3

Guest ledger, 1877 July 1–1880 April 2

Entries of interest:

Proprietors listed as J. L. Babe, P. A. Sheppard, and C. P. Gerichten
George S. Neville registered as guest on November 3, 1877
Burr & Fink Merchant Tailors (sticker advertisement), April 28, 1878
William B. Collier registered as guest on March 31, 1878 and November 9, 1878
Dr. R. H. Harcourt registered as guest on February 7, 1879
Two Headed Nightingale Company (Baron Littlefinger, Count Rosebud, Millie Christine) registered as guest on February 5 and 11, 1880
San Bernardino Cornet Band registered as guest on March 30, 1880
Box 4

Guest ledger, 1881 March 14–November 30

Entries of interest:

Emily Pitt Stevens registered as guest on March 17, 1881
R. E. Ames (written in mirror image) registered as guest on March 15 and June 5, 1881
H.H. Bancroft registered as guest on September 23, 1881
California Combination registered as guest on September 23, 1881
Robert D. Israel registered as guest on September 26, 1881
Sherman’s Circus registered as guest on October 8, 1881
Box 5

Guest ledger, 1886 March 8–December 17

Entries of interest:

Proprietor listed as W. E. Hadley
Frost and Co.’s Van Amberg Circus registered as guest on March 12 and 18-19, 1886
Jeffreys Lewis Combination registered as guest on April 12, 1886
Birch and Cotton’s San Francisco Minstrels registered as guest on May 14, 1886
Chas. Andress’ Carnival of Novelties and Trained Animal Show registered as guests on June 26, 1886
San Diego Minstrels registered as guest on July 3, 1886
Dots and line entry on July 22, 1886
MODOC Club registered as guest on August 13, 1886
George W. Marston registered as guest on August 23, 1886
Advertisement for “Grand Ball given in honor of the San Bernardino Excursionists,” Sept. 14, 1886
Chauncey Hayes registered as guest on September 27 and November 14, 1886
Home Opera Company registered as guest on October 12, 1886
Song and Motts Comedy Company registered as guest on October 28, 1886
HMS Triumph registered as guest on November 2, 1886
Buffalo Bill’s Great Show reigstered as guest on November 19, 1886
John L. Sullivan Combination registered as guest on November 23, 1886
George V. Dyche registered as guest on December 2, 1886
Milton Santee registered as guest throughout
Box 6

Transfer ledger, 1870 December 1 and undated

Entries of interest:

Arapahoe Drum Corps (page 10)
San Diego County Court (page 54-55,388-390,467,472,474)
Capt. William S. Emery (page 89)
Stanley & Gardner Burlesque Co. (page 141)
J. Chauncey Hayes (pages 143-144,146,149)
Gov. Luis E. Torres (Governor of Lower California) (pages 398-399, 401, 403-405)
Bijou Opera Co. (page 475)
Lydia Thompson Co. (page 475)
Pyke Opera Co. (page 476)
Frost Companies Van Amburgh Circus (page 478)
Grace Hawthorne, R. B. Belgrave (Adv. Agent) (page 479)
Janauschek Company (page 480)
Jacques Kruger Dreams Co., “Kickers” (page 480)