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Guide to the Thomas Gilman Papers, 1853-1907
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Description
Letters, bills of sale, poll tax, receipts, subpoena, leases.
Background
Thomas Gilman was born about 1830 in Tennessee and had moved to Tuolumne County, California by 1850. He is listed as a miner in the 1852 California census. He bought his freedom in 1853 and worked as a farmer in Shaw's Flat in 1892. He died in 1911 and is buried in Shaw's Flat.
Restrictions
Please credit California State Library.
Availability
Unrestricted.