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Register of the George Chase, Alameda County (Calif.) Papers, 1802-1911
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BOX 1: GEORGE CHASE, ALAMEDA COUNTY (CALIF.) PAPERS

 

1.1 STAFF RESEARCH FILE

 

1)-"George Chase," biog. in The Bay of San Francisco, vol. II. Chicago, Lewis Publishing Co., 1892, pp. 285-287.

 

2)-Print-out of materials on the Chase Family held by the University of the California, Berkeley.

 

1.2 MELLIE CHASE DIARY, 1883-1884

 

1)-Diary of Mellie Chase, 1883-1884. [typescript; 72 pp.] [Daily entries by 12 year old Oakland girl, mentions brother George, parents, friends. Activities include school, Sunday School, music lessons, and children's play. A page at end lists names and addresses.]

 

1.3 GEORGE CHASE DIARIES, 1867-1868

 

1)-George Chase Diary, 1867 [typescript, 23 pp.]

 

2)-George Chase Diary, 1868 [typescript, 17 pp.] [describes his activities, including: painting jobs, singing, band, Presbyterian and Baptist Church, sports, day trips and romantic relationship with future wife]

 

1.4 EARLY FAMILY CORRESPONDENCE, 1802

 

1)-Miss Clarissa Richards, Canaan from her Sister,Preston, 8-12-02 [2 pp]

 

1.5 MISC. STICKNEY/CHASE FAMILY PAPERS [many items marked "for Moses Chase Manuscript" and in print or red pencil "Chick Papers"]

 

1)-"Extract from Father's Will," 1860 [signed "Jacob Stickney"]

 

2)-To Danie from GC, 9-24-68 [4pp.]

 

3)-do., 10-12-68 [3 pp.]

 

4)-Nephew [GC] from Fanny Stickney, 12-21-68 [3 pp.]

 

5)-GC from "Coz. Millie," 4-7-69 [5 pp.]

 

6)-GC from Cousin Emma, 4-30-69 [3 pp.]

 

7)-GC from Cousin Millie, 5-2-69 [4 pp.]

 

8)-GC from Millie, 6-13-68 [3 pp.]

 

9)-GC from Fanny Stickney, 7-29-69 [3 pp.]

 

10)-GC from M[illie}, 1-6-69 [6 pp.]

 

1.6 GEORGE CHASE CORRESPONDENCE, 1891-ca.1903

 

1)-GC from Fanny Stickney, 8-23-91 [3 pp.]

 

2)-GC from J.A. Webster, 12-1-98

 

3)-GC from J.A. Webster, 12-5-98

 

4)-GC from Abbie A. Lobdell, 6-4-03

 

5)-Dear Husband from Ma and Dear Pa from daughter Mellie, n.d.

 

6)-Dear Cousin from Thomas Pritchard, n.d.

 

1.7 GEORGE CHASE SPEECH TO "OLD GUARD OF 1861," CA.1911 [George Chase elected President of Old Guard; Old Guard mustered in 1861; paraded in San Francisco on July 4, 1862 under Capt. James Brown. Chase served as Corporal, an artillery company. Later attached to First Artillery regiment under Co J.W. McKenzie. May 1863 had camp of instruction in Alameda. Drilled and practiced marksmanship]

 

1.8 LEGAL DOCUMENTS, 1861-1884 [all marked "Chick Papers"]

 

1)-Town of Clinton bought of Tubbs & Co., San Francisco Cordage Manufactory, 139 Front Street, between Jackson and Pacific, flag and pair halyards, 6-22-61.

 

2)-State of California, Alameda County, State and County Taxes, 1862-1863. [description of property taxes received from James Allen Oct. 1862]

 

3)-State of California, County of Alameda, State and County Taxes, 1864-1865. [description of property and tax assessment. Payment to Treasurer's Office, Alameda County, Oct. 13, 1864 from George Chase]

 

4)-Land deed from Moses Chase to Alfred Jones: parcel in Clinton, Brooklyn Township, Alameda, California; purchase to be completed by March 25, 1867

 

5)-F.E. Weston Oakland, July 1, 1878. [bill for grains bought of Weston and Welch, Clinton Flouring Mills Warehouse]

 

6)-Law Office of B. McFadden, Oakland, 9-30-84 [rcpt. to Moses Chase for professional services]