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Finding aid of the Jefferson Bridgeford Letters C057735
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  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Donor
  • Biographical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Existence and Location of Originals note

  • Title: Bridgeford, Jefferson Letters
    Identifier/Call Number: C057735
    Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 folder (7 letters, 26 pages)
    Date: 1850
    Abstract: The contents of this folder are the photocopies of seven handwritten letters and envelopes written by Jefferson Bridgeford to his wife, Margaret E. Bridgeford, and his child, Eugene, in Paris, Monroe County, Missouri, during the year 1850. Jefferson Bridgeford writes about weather and work conditions as a store owner, his health, the health of his companions, matters of business, and his travels around and out of the state.

    Conditions Governing Access note

    Collection open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use note

    There are no restrictions on access.

    Preferred Citation note

    Jefferson Bridgeford Letters, The Society of California Pioneers.

    Donor

    Donor and date of acquisition unknown.

    Biographical note

    Jefferson Bridgeford ran a provision store in Northern California during 1850.

    Scope and Contents note

    The contents of this folder are the photocopies of seven handwritten letters and envelopes written by Jefferson Bridgeford to his wife, Margaret E. Bridgeford, and his child, Eugene, in Paris, Monroe County, Missouri, during the year 1850. The dates of the letters and the places from which the letters were sent are as follows: Sacramento, January 25; Maryesville (sic) (Fremont), April 2; Fort Chiles (?), May 28; Platt Ferry, June 20; South Irafs (?), June 28; Navada (sic) City, July 23; Sacramento, October 26. Jefferson Bridgeford writes about weather and work conditions as a store owner, his health, the health of his companions, matters of business, and his travels around and out of the state.

    Existence and Location of Originals note

    The Society of California Pioneers. 300 Fourth Street. San Francisco, CA 94107

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Bridgeford, Jefferson, fl. 1830-1880
    California, Northern - History - 19th century.
    Frontier and pioneer life – California
    Sacramento (Calif.) - History - 19th century.