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Finding aid of the John C.Brickell Papers C057734
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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
  • Related Archival Materials note

  • Title: Brickell, John C. Papers
    Identifier/Call Number: C057734
    Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 folder (2 items)
    Date: 1849
    Abstract: The folder contains two documents: a handwritten letter from J.R. McClintock (?) at the U.S. Mint in Pittsburgh to the Richard Barnes Mason, Governor of California, requesting advice and counsel from the governor to John C. Brickell, in addition to Brickell’s passport, dated February 17, 1849, and signed by Secretary of State James Buchanan. The passport number is 12370 (?).

    Conditions Governing Access note

    Collection open for research

    Conditions Governing Use note

    There are no restrictions on access

    Preferred Citation note

    John C. Brickell Papers, The Society of California Pioneers

    Donor

    Gift of Mrs. Stuart Middlemas, May 17, 1948

    Biographical note

    John C. Brickell was born February 2, 1828, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He arrived in San Francisco from Baltimore on August 22, 1849, aboard the bark Kirkland. Shortly after his arrival, he worked for a number of years in the lumber business in Oakland. He moved to Virginia City in 1860, then to Yuba city by 1866, where he worked as a superintendent for two mining companies. He served as a director of the SCP, and was a life member at the time of his death. He died in San Francisco on October 27, 1894. He was survived by a widow, three sons, and two daughters.

    Scope and Contents note

    The folder contains two documents: a handwritten letter from J.R. McClintock(?) at the U.S. Mint in Pittsburgh to the Richard Barnes Mason, Governor of California, requesting advice and counsel from the governor to John C. Brickell, in addition to Brickell’s passport, dated February 17, 1849, and signed by Secretary of State James Buchanan. The passport number is 12370 (?).

    Existence and Location of Originals note

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

    Related Archival Materials note

    Society of California Pioneers Records--Archival record: Vol. 1 pg. 126; Mortuary record: 1892-1902 pg. 43; Manuscript: Vol. 4 pg. 25, 2 pages.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Brickell, John C., 1828-1894
    Pioneers--California--History--19th century
    San Francisco (Calif.)