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Guide to the Fitch Family Papers, 1838-1878
BANC MSS C-B 357  
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Key to Arrangement

volume v. 1

Papers of Henry Delano Fitch

 

Correspondence and documents, 1838-1848 arranged chronologically.

 

Accounts, 1829-1850, arranged alphabetically. Shipping invoices and miscellaneous accounts at end.

 

Miscellaneous: undated lists of articles, receipts, home remedies, etc.

 

Papers of Josefa (Carrillo) de Fitch (Mrs. Henry Delano Fitch)

 

Correspondence, 1851-1876, arranged chronologically.

 

Legal Papers, 1851-1886. 1886 papers relate to Baja California property of Valle de las Palmas.

 

Accounts, 1849-1863, arranged alphabetically.

 

Papers of Henry E. Fitch

 

Correspondence, 1850-1858, arranged chronologically.

 

Accounts, 1849-1857, arranged alphabetically.

 

Accounts of Frederick Fitch, 1850-1853.

 

Accounts of William Fitch, 1852-1858.

volume v. 2

Account book of H. D. Fitch, 1846-1848.

volume v. 3

Letters and documents, bound into a volume.

volume v. 4

Photocopy of items in v. 3. Also included is photocopy of transcript in proceedings of land case 792, Cyrus Alexander vs. U.S., for part of Rancho Sotoyomi, with Fitch's deposition, and pictures of members of the Fitch family.

volume v. 5

Account book, 1838-1847.

volume v. 6

Ledger, 1848-1849, H-Z (presumed to be Fitch family) (on oversize shelf).

Partial List of Correspondents

 

Adler, Lewis, 1820-

 

Accounts, 1850-1851. Henry E. Fitch accounts, v. 1

 

Account, 1853. Frederick Fitch accounts, v. 1

 

Alvarado, Francisco María

 

Promissory note, Mar. 31, 1850. Henry E. Fitch accounts, v. 1

 

Bandini, Juan, 1800-1857

 

Quit claim and power of attorney to Henry D. Fitch, Jan. 4, 1838. v. 1

 

Beale, Edward Fitzgerald, 1822-1893

 

Order to H. D. Fitch, n.d. v. 1

 

Boggs, Lilburn W., 1792-1860

 

Account, 1850. Henry E. Fitch accounts, v. 1

 

Brown, John

 

Agreement with Josefa Fitch and George Lyons, Feb. 5, 1851. v. 3, p. 7

 

Evans, William

 

Account to Josefa Fitch, Jan. 28, 1849. v. 1

 

Ferguson, Jesse, 1800-

 

Promissory note, Sept. 16, 1836. H. D. Fitch accounts, v. 1

 

Fitch, Henry Delano, 1799-1849

 

Draft of letter, ca. 1841.v. 1. Petition to Governor of Alta California, May 13, 1846, also signed by Francisco Guerrero. v. 1

 

Fitch, Henry E., 1830-

 

Letter, n.d., to his mother, Josefa Fitch. v. 1

 

Letter, n.d., to Mr. McDonald. v. 1

 

Promissory notes (2), 1850-1854. Henry E. Fitch accounts, v. 1

 

Fitch, Josefa (Carrillo) de, 1810-

 

Letter, May 27, 1863, to José Fitch. v. 1

 

Letter, Dec. 20, 1863, to José Fitch. v. 1

 

Forbes, James Alexander 1804-1881

 

Letter, Aug. 26, 1857, to Josefa Fitch. v. 1

 

Forbes, James Alexander, 1838-

 

Letter, Aug. 3, 1876, to Josefa Fitch. v. 1

 

Hamley, George W.

 

Power of attorney to H. D. Fitch, Feb. 6, 1847. v. 1

 

Howard, William Davis Merry, ca. 1819-1856

 

Accounts, 1843 and n.d. (2). H. D. Fitch accounts, v. 1

 

Johnson, Charles R.

 

Account, Feb. 25, 1850. Josefa Fitch accounts, v. 1

 

Larkin Thomas Oliver, 1802-1858

 

Account, ca. 1845? H. D. Fitch accounts, v. 1

 

Lataillade, Cesáreo, d. 1849

 

Undated account. H. D. Fitch accounts, v. 1

 

Lyons, George

 

Account, Feb. 17, 1849. H. D. Fitch accounts, v. 1

 

McDonald, Alex C., 1815-1880

 

Accounts (2), 1850-1852. Henry E. Fitch accounts, v. 1

 

Letter, Dec. 18, 1850, to Henry E. Fitch. v. 1

 

Account, May 9, 1851. Frederick Fitch accounts, v. 1

 

Account, 1850. Josefa Fitch accounts, v. 1

 

Mellus, Henry, 1815-1860

 

Undated account. Henry D. Fitch account, v. 1.

 

Moreno, José Matías

 

Letter to his cousin, Josefa Fitch, Sept. 22, 1850. v. 3, p. 6

 

Nye, Gorham H., 1802-1878

 

Undated account. H. D. Fitch accounts, v. 1.

 

Pacheco, Romualdo, 1831-1899

 

Letter, Jan. 30, 1858, to Henry E. Fitch. v. 1.

 

Phelps, William Dane

 

Undated account. H. D. Fitch accounts, v. 1.

 

Robinson, Alfred, 1806-

 

Undated account. H. D. Fitch accounts, v. 1.

 

Simmons, Bezer 1810-1850

 

Letter, Oct. 23, 1846, to H. D. Fitch. v. 1

 

Thompson, Alpheus Basil, 1795-1869

 

Account rendered to Fitch's estate, Jan. 11, 1850. H. D. Fitch accounts, v. 1

 

Vallejo, Mariano Guadalupe, 1807-1890

 

Account, Feb. 29, 1852. Josefa Fitch accounts, v. 1

 

Letter to Josefa de Fitch, Sept. 19, 1878, re Las Palmas ranch. v. 3, p. 8

 

Vioget, Jean Jacques, 1799-1855

 

Account, Sept. 10, 1849. Josefa Fitch accounts, v. 1

 

Whiting, William J.

 

Account, Sept. 11, 1829. H. D. Fitch accounts, v. 1