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Register of the California Gold Rush Era Government Correspondence, 1850-1869
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Box Box 1

California Gold Rush Era Government Correspondence

Folder Folder 1

Peter Burnett, 1st Governor (1849-1851)


-Notary public commission for Shasta & Trinity counties to Ludlow Thomas(7-16-50) [ms w/ seal signed by Governor and Secretary of State, W. Van Voorhies] (formerly MS2.T458)

Folder Folder 2

John McDougal, 2nd Governor (1851-1852)


-Covering letter for transfer of public documents from U.S. Secretary of State, Daniel Webster (1-22-51) [printed, italics; not signed] (Formerly MS2.W378)

Folder Folder 3

John Bigler, 3rd Governor (1852-1856)


-Circular announcing distribution of "Synoptic Index to Laws of the United States" from U.S. Secretary of State, Daniel Webster (January 16, 1852). [printed, italics; not signed] (Formerly MS2.U58S797)


-Covering letter for transfer of public documents from U.S. Secretary of State, Edward Everett (December 20, 1852) . [signed] (Formerly MS2.E93)


-Letter acknowledging receipt of California Statutes of 1855 from Governor William A. Barstow of Wisconsin (September 17, 1855). [signed] (Formerly MS2.B282)

Folder Folder 4

J. Neely Johnson, 4th Governor (1856-1858)


-Memo to State Comptroller, Col. G.W. Whitman (February 12, 1857). [signed by J. Neely Johnson] (Formerly MS2.J67)

Folder Folder 5

Frederick F. Low, 9th Governor (1863-1867)


-Letter to Col. A.H. Markland, San Francisco (November 14, 1865). [signed by Frederick F. Low] (Formerly MS2.L912)


-Letter to Benjamin Bernard Redding (January 5, 1867). [signed by Frederick F. Low] (Formerly MS2.L912)

Folder Folder 6

William Van Voorhies, Scty. of State (1849-1853)


-Letter from Alexander H. Stuart, Secretary of the Interior (October 20, 1851). [signed by Alexander H. Stuart] (Formerly MS2.U58I61)


-Letter from Governor John L. Manning, South Carolina (January 22, 1853). [signed by John L. Manning] (Formerly MS2.M283)

Folder Folder 7

James William Denver, Scty. of State (1853-1856)


-Letter from Thomas Cox, District Attorney of Plumas County (June 5, 1854). [signed by Thomas Cox] (Formerly MS2.C878)


-Letter from U.S. Post Office Department, Washington, D.C. (February 1, 1855). (Formerly MS2.U58P857)


-Letter from A.H. Reeder, Governor of Kansas Territory (April 3, 1855). [signed by A.H. Reeder] (Formerly MS2.R327)


-Letter from C. Cushing, U.S. Attorney General, Washington, D.C. (September 13, 1855). [signed by C. Cushing] (Formerly MS2.U58A885)


-Letter from James Guthrie, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, Washington, D.C. (1855) (Formerly MS2.U58T784)

Folder Folder 8

David F. Douglas, Scty. of State (1856-1858)


-Letter from W.A. Whitaker, Pilot Hill (December 12, 1856). [signed by W.A. Whitaker] (Formerly MS2.W578)

Folder Folder 9

Henry Lambard Nichols, Scty. of State (1867-1871)


-Letter from Lorenzo Hubbard, Alcatraz Is. (March 17, 1869). [signed by Lorenzo Hubbard] (Formerly MS2.H875)