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Guide to the Townsend Family Papers 1826-1914
CR-2008-05-01  
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Box 1-2

Series I Writings and Documents 1826-1914 (bulk 1840-1850)

Physical Description: 9 folders

Scope and Content Note

The contents of this series are arranged alphabetically by format.
The contents of this series contain correspondence, papers regarding the functioning of the Townsend estate, medical drawings, assorted real estate and tax records, certificates of membership to different local societies, marriage certificates, birth certificates, school essays, and a eulogy as prepared by the Society of California Pioneers.
Box/Folder 1/1

Correspondence, 1826-1841 1826, 1827, 1830, 1837, 1840, 1841 (bulk 1840)

Box/Folder 1/2

Correspondence, 1847-1850 1847-1850 (bulk 1849)

Box/Folder 1/3

Probate and Wills 1848, 1850, 1851, 1853, 1855, 1857, 1872

Box/Folder 1/4

Medical Journals circa 1830

Box/Folder 1/5

Real Estate Records 1828, 1837-1850, 1858, 1859, 1862, 1865, 1868, 1870, 1873, 1898 (bulk 1850)

Box/Folder 2/6

Certificates and Official Paperwork 1850, 1861, 1865, 1872-1877, 1881, 1886, 1904

Box/Folder 2/7

Eulogy 1914

Box/Folder 2/8

School Writings circa 1870

Box/Folder 2/9

Tax Records 1867 - 1881, 1893, 1898-1912