Title:Correspondence, 1849 Jan. 7-1854 Oct. 24
Creator/Contributor:Ryerson, John N., creator
Correspondence discusses family matters and details of Sacramento business. In addition, a letter, unsigned, dated Jan. 7,
1849, from Panama, describing voyage to California.
Subject:n-us-ca -- ncpn -- nwcu
Brown, Peter J -- Correspondence
Ryerson, John N -- Correspondence
Ryerson, Nicholas N
Voyages to the Pacific coast
Panama -- Description and travel
Cuba -- Description and travel
California -- Gold discoveries
California -- History -- 1846-1850 -- Sources
Sacramento (Calif.) -- Description and travel
Sacramento (Calif.) -- History -- Sources
Merchants -- California -- Sacramento -- History -- Sources
Business enterprises -- California -- Sacramento -- History -- Sources
Consumer goods -- Prices -- California -- History -- Sources
Peter J. Brown and John N. Ryerson left Peterson, N.J. in March, 1850 for California. Voyaged by ship to the Isthmus where
the two went overland to Panama. Arrived in Sacramento in July, 1850, did some mining around Coloma, then set up as merchants
in Sacramento under the name P.J. Brown. In March, 1851, sold business and returned home.
67 items ; 32 cm. or smaller.
Manuscript SMCII Box 10 Folders 1-3