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Guide to the J. C. Morrill Company Collection, 1859-1867
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: J. C. Morrill Company Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1859-1867
    Box Number: 244-246
    Creator: J. C. Morrill Company
    Extent: 3 boxes
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information



    Conditions of Use

    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], J. C. Morrill Company Collection, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Lumbering--California--Butte County
    Sawmills--California--Butte County
    Morrill, J. C.


    Account books, 1862-66; correspondence, 1860-67; receipts, 1859-66.


    In 1859, encouraged by John Bidwell's partner, George Wood, J. C. Morrill set up a sawmill in Chico, California, and began shipping finished lumber to Sacramento. George Wood acted as business agent for the company, while J.C. Morrill managed the mill.


    Major Correspondents

    • J. Bidwell & Company
    • Hooper, J. A.
    • Wood, George

    Other Correspondents

    • Allen, George
    • Briggs, L. E.
    • Cleveland, George
    • Chrisman, Jas.
    • Delany, L. J.
    • Drew & Co.
    • French, Charles
    • Gerke, H.
    • Hassinger, A. J.
    • Henry, William
    • Hudson, W. H.
    • Kinsey, Mixsell
    • Luce, Seneca
    • McClanahan, T.
    • Morrill, J. C.
    • Siggins, Israel
    • Spaulding, N. W.
    • Prague, Joseph
    • Sproul, S. M.
    • Steele & Co.
    • Wadhanes, G.W.
    • Waffe, P. G.
    • Ward, L.
    • Woodman, J. M.