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James Henry Gleason papers
mssHM 81842-81902  
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Description
This collection includes letters, a letterbook, and legal documents from Alta California and the Sandwich Islands.
Background
James Henry Gleason was born in Plymouth on October 22, 1823. He came to the Sandwich Islands by way of Cape Horn in 1841. In 1845 he sailed to Monterey, Alta California, where he married Caterina Demetria Watson and lived until his death in 1861. He was County Clerk and Recorder of Monterey County in 1857.
Extent
2 boxes
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, please go to following web site.