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Guide to the Joseph Bennett Chaffee Letters, 1850-1851
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Joseph Bennett Chaffee Letters,
    Date (inclusive): 1850-1851
    Box Number: 352
    Creator: Chaffee, Joseph Bennett, 1830-1882
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information



    Conditions of Use

    Please credit California State Library.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Joseph Bennett Chaffee Letters, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Frontier and pioneer life--California
    Voyages to the Pacific coast
    Chaffee, Joseph Bennett, 1830-1882




    Joseph Bennett Chaffee arrived in San Francisco June 6, 1850. He was elected constable of Salmon Falls, October 1850 and appointed deputy sheriff, January 2, 1851. He left California for New York in April of 1853. He died December 29, 1882 at Binghamton, New York.


    • Chaffee, Joseph Bennett, 1830-1882.

    Material Transferred from the Collection

    • Typescript of Justice White's letter to Mr. Jackson.