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Finding Aid of the Gold Discovery Letters C058868
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  • Title: Gold Discovery Letters
    Identifier/Call Number: C058868
    Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 folder John Bidwell's account of the gold discovery; James Wilson Marshall's account of the gold discovery; handwritten letters from John Bidwell, Edward C. Kemble, John S. Hittell, and Azariah Smith; handwritten biography of Marshall's gold discovery (unknown author, 47pgs); handwritten notes from SCP meet 2/1/1893; handwritten letters from SCP members
    Date: 1849
    Abstract: Folder containing many letters of correspondance between H.W. Bigler, John S. Hittell with Edward C. Kemble, John Bidwell, James M. Hutchings, James Wilson Marshall, and Azariah Smith. Also contains personal accounts of gold discovery and newspaper clippings.

    Scope and Contents note

    Folder containing many letters of correspondance between H.W. Bigler, John S. Hittell with Edward C. Kemble, John Bidwell, James M. Hutchings, James Wilson Marshall, and Azariah Smith. Also contains personal accounts of gold discovery and newspaper clippings.

    Conditions Governing Access note

    Collection open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use note

    There are no restrictions on access.

    Preferred Citation note

    Gold Discovery Letters. The Society of California Pioneers.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition note

    Donor and date of acquisition unknown.

    Existence and Location of Originals note

    The Society of California Pioneers, 101 Montgomery St. Suite 150, The Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 94129.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Bidwell, John, 1819-1900
    Bigler, Henry William, 1815-1900
    Hittell, John S
    Hutchings, James M.
    Kemble, Edward C.
    Marshall, James Wilson
    Smith, Azariah
    Society of California Pioneers.