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Guide to the Macomber Brothers Papers, 1866-1867
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
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  • Biography
  • Correspondents
  • Material Transferred from the Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Macomber Brothers Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1866-1867
    Box Number: 238
    Collector: Macomber family
    Extent: 1 box
    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], Macomber Brothers Papers, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Gold mines and mining--California
    Eureka-Plumbago Mining Company (Calif.)
    Macomber, George
    Macomber, Frederick S.
    Macomber, Henry


    Correspondence and receipts.


    The Macomber brothers, George (May 1814 - June3, 1900), Henry (December 1836- August 2, 1908), and Frederick S. (born February 1838) of Utica, New York, arrived in California in 1850. They mined gold in several counties and, 1861, bought a large orchard in Sonora, establishing a pickle, apple cider and apple cider vinegar works. The cider works produced champagne cider.


    Major Correspondents

    • Dean, J. T.
    • Meador, C. T.
    • Macomber Brothers Company (Calif.)
    • George Ladd Brothers (Calif.)

    Other Correspondents

    • Hunter, E. F.
    • Macomber, Frederick S.

    Material Transferred from the Collection


    • Photograph to photographer's file.


    • Macomber, George A. Ledger. (**cHF 5429.5 S6 M3)