File contains one certificate of US citizenship for James Hawley, four handwritten letters to his wife Hatty Hawley, and two
typed copies of the letters. The certificate is from 1844, and the letters span from 1849-1851.
Hawley was born in Birgmingham, England, on September 14, 1822 by Thomas and Phoebe Hawley. In 1825 he moved to Brooklyn,
New York with his family. In 1844 he became a citizen of the United States in Newark, New Jersey, and in 1845 married his
wife Hetty Munn, and together had six children. James arrived in California in 1849 and sent for his family in 1851. He wordk
in the carpenter's and builder's trade.
Document of citizenship; 4 handwritten letters to wife (2 typed copies)
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