This collection consists of a typed copy of the "Journal of Francis Mellus from June 11, 1838 to March 26, 1847," the original
of which is in the Henry E. Huntington Library. The journal was written by Mellus on sea voyages to California and along the
California Coast. Also includes an invitation to a ball being hosted by Francisco Mellus in Los Angeles on October 23, 1856.
Francis Mellus was the brother of Henry Mellus, a Mass.-born merchant who went to Calif. in 1835. Francis Mellus was also
a sailor and merchant. Additional information on Francis Mellus can be found in the Huntington Library Quarterly, vol. 9 no.1
(November, 1945), pp. 101-102.
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