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Wellington C. Burnett papers
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Personal papers of Wellington C. Burnett and his wife, Jane.
Wellington C. Burnett (1828-1907) was born in Connecticut and joined the U.S. Army, serving in the Mexican War. He then attended Harvard Law School and practiced law in Chicago. In 1852, Burnett came to California, where he served as state senator, settled in San Francisco and practiced law, and was elected city and county attorney during 1870-1878.
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