Consists of letters and accounts and other commercial records of his store in Monterey from 1832 and in San Francisco from
1836. Some relate to partnership, 1836-38, with William Sturgis Hinckley and Jacob Primer Leese.
Nathan Spear was born in Boston in 1802. In 1829 he went to the Sandwich Islands and in 1832, went to Monterey. He opened
a store and engaged in coastal trade with the schooner "Nicolás."
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