Guide to the David Hewes Collection, 1850-1913

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Guide to the David Hewes Collection, 1850-1913



California State Library

Sacramento, California

Contact Information:

  • California History Room
  • California State Library
  • Library and Courts Building II
  • 900 N. Street, Room 200
  • P.O. Box 942837
  • Sacramento, California 94237-0001
  • Phone: (916) 654-0176
  • Fax: (916) 654-8777
  • Email: cslcal@library.ca.gov
  • URL: http://www.library.ca.gov/
Processed by:
The California State Library staff
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1999 California State Library. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: David Hewes Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1850-1913
Box Number: 217
Creator: Hewes, David
Extent: 1 box
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], David Hewes Collection, California State Library.

Access Points

Hewes, David
Sacramento (Calif.)--History
San Francisco (Calif.)--History
Pioneers--California

Contents

Correspondence and manuscript narrative of the life of David Hewes.

Biography

David Hewes was born May 16, 1822, in Lynnfield, Massachusetts. He came to California in 1850 and worked as a storekeeper. In 1852, he moved to San Francisco and entered into a contracting business, grading and leveling hills and filling in the San Francisco Bay. In 1881, he moved to Tustin, California, where he operated a fruit ranch. He died in Orange, California, July 23, 1915.

Correspondents

  • Coney, Charles
  • Crafts, S. H.
  • Ensign, George H.
  • Hart, Mrs. John
  • Hewes, David
  • Hewes, George
  • Hill, Robert R.
  • Horton, D.
  • Merrill, John R.
  • Nickerson, Eliza
  • Richards, George
  • Rogers, Ford H.
  • Seward, William H.
  • Shattuck, Charles B.
  • Schmidt, Alexis Walemer von, 1821-1906
  • Vesler, Mrs. S. B.
  • Zerbe, Charles F.

Container List

Box 217

Arrangend chronologically