Finding aid of the David A. De Merritt Papers C058827
Finding aid prepared by Alexandria Brown
Society of California Pioneers11/15/2011
300 Fourth Street
San Francisco, CA, 94107-1272
Title: De Merritt, David A. Papers
Identifier/Call Number: C058827
Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder (14 items, 4 letters)
Date (inclusive): 1849-1891
Abstract: This folder contains several dance cards and invitations to balls from 1849-1867 and undated, envelopes from real estate offices and the pension office of the U.S. Department of the Interior, letters of correspondence regarding pension matters, an Aetna insurance policy, and two legal documents relating to California properties.
creator: De Merritt, David A.
The Society of California Pioneers, 300 Fourth Street, San Francisco, CA, 94107
This folder contains 6 dance cards and invitations to balls from 1849-1867 and undated; 4 torn envelopes from real estate offices and the pension office of the U.S. Department of the Interior; 3 letters of correspondence regarding pension matters; 1 insurance policy from Aetna; 1 1869 property deed from William Hillis (?) regarding property in San Francisco; and 1 1870 lease from Mrs. Sarah McDaniel to De Merritt regarding property in Eureka, CA.
De Merritt lived in Sacramento County in 1869. By 1870 he was living in Humboldt County and purchased farmland in Eureka.
Donor and date of acquisition unknown.
David A. De Merritt Papers. The Society of California Pioneers.
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Collection open for research.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Insurance policies--United States.