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Guide to the Young Brothers Letters, 1852-1856
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Young Brothers Letters,
    Date (inclusive): 1852-1856
    Box Number: 344
    Creator: Young, Daniel
    Extent: 1 box
    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], Young Brothers Letters, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Overland journeys to the Pacific
    California--Gold discoveries
    Gold mines and mining--California--Placer County




    The three Young Brothers, Edwin, Jacob, and Daniel left Indiana for California in 1852. They mined gold at Indian Canyon and Roaches Hill in Placer County. Jacob returned to Indiana in 1853, dying in 1855. Daniel was still in California in 1856.


    Major Correspondents

    • Young, Daniel

    Other Correspondents

    • Young, Edwin
    • Young, Jacob