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Finding aid of the Alexander Badlam, Sr. Papers, 1849
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Description
The folder includes the biographical account of Alexander Badlam, Senior's life during his voyage to California in 1849. It is a typed version from May 27th, 1935 of an originally handwritten letter.
Background
Alexander Badlam was born in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1849 he embarked on a voyage to California and back to Boston on the bark Corsair. During his voyage, which took about a year, Alexander Badlam, Sr. rode on the Oro, a British whaling ship called the Colloony, and two unnamed steamers.
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1 paper
Restrictions
Property rights reside with The Society of California Pioneers. All requests for permission to reproduce or publish must be submitted in writing to the Librarian.
Availability
Collection is open by appointment for research.