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Register of the John K. Wallis California Diary, 1851-1857
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Box 1: John K. Wallis Narrative, 1851-1857

 

Folder 1: Early years in Cornwall; conversion in Wisconsin; marriage; trip to Calif. via Panama; California Diary--- mining at Springfield near Sonora, 1851-1852 [47 pp.]

 

Folder 2: California Diary---mining at Springfield (cont.); starts pig farm on San Joaquin River near Empire City, 1853 [28 pp.]

 

Folder 3: California Diary---pig farm (cont.); fever; return to Springfield, 1854 [26 pp.]

 

Folder 4: California Diary---mining at Springfield, 1855 [28 pp.]

 

Folder 5: California Diary---working for Mr. Cook; brief visit to pig farm; mining at Springfield, 1856 [24 pp.]

 

Folder 6: California Diary---mining at Springfield; working at pig farm (March-May); mining at Springfield (June-September); return to Wisconsin (October) & Lead Mining, 1857 [36 pp.]