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Register of the J. Benjamin Howe Letter
MSS 0208  
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  • DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY
  • Preferred Citation
  • SCOPE AND CONTENT

  • DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

    Title: J. Benjamin Howe Letter,
    Date (inclusive): 1849
    Collection number: MSS 0208
    Extent: 0.10 linear feet (1 item (3 leaves) in one folder.)
    Repository: Mandeville Special Collections Library, Geisel Library, UC, San Diego
    La Jolla, CA 92093-0175
    Shelf Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Language: English.

    Preferred Citation

    J. Benjamin Howe Letter, MSS 0208. Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD.

    SCOPE AND CONTENT

    Holograph letter addressed "Dear friends, in which Howe describes his journey from Acapulco to San Diego by ship and on foot, working conditions as a cook at Mr. Grey's camp, the whereabouts of various named ships, and how and when he hopes to get to the gold diggings. Includes two long poems, one titled "Pacific Hymn."