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Guide to the Albert Powell Papers, 1843-1852
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Albert Powell Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1843-1852
    Box Number: 282
    Creator: Powell, Albert
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information



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    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], Albert Powell Papers, California State Library.

    Access Points

    California--Gold discoveries
    Sacramento (Calif.)--History--1850
    Powell, Albert




    Albert Powell joined the gold rush to California in 1849, coming by way of Panama from New York. In 1850, he located in Sacramento and went into business, building a hotel and general store in downtown Sacramento. He died January 1, 1852 in Sacramento.


    • Kellogg, Miles
    • Powell, Moses C.