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Guide to the Fish Family Papers, 1835-1913
BANC MSS C-B 388  
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Description
Scrapbook of letters, clippings, etc., chiefly from Charles Fish, his brother, Lafayette, and sisters, Caroline and Cornelia, to members of their family. Many relate to ranching in Contra Costa Co., and to bringing of large herds of sheep overland in the 1850's.

Journal, Jan. 17-Mar. 31, 1853, of Charles Fish's voyage to California via New Orleans and Nicaragua; to San Francisco on steamer, Independence, shipwrecked near Magdalena Bay, Lower California and rescue by whaler, Meteor.
Extent
Number of containers: 1 album (46 items)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft 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.
Availability
Collection is open for research.