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Goss (Mr. and Mrs. Milo J.) Letters
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
    Title: Mr. and Mrs. Milo J. Goss Letters.
    creator: Goss, Catherine Clark Everett, 1818-1898
    creator: Goss, Milo Jasper, 1816-1856
    Identifier/Call Number: C057978
    Physical Description: 1 folder 1 typescript (124 pages) 1 typescript (63 pages)
    Date (inclusive): Circa 1850 - 1852
    Abstract: This folder contains a complied book of letters from the life of Milo Jasper Goss and Catherine Clark Everett Goss. Presented to The Society of California Pioneers in 1971 by their great granddaughter Mary Eldrige Fowler. The Letters of Milo Jasper Goss (1816-1856) and Catherine Clark Everett Goss (1818-1898)and were written between the years 1850-1851. The box includes typewritten transcripts of the letters of Milo Jasper Goss and his wife, Catherine Clark Everett Goss, during his travel via Panama and his stay there in 1850 and 1851. Catherine remained in Kalamazoo, MI during this time. He arrived in San Francisco in June 1850 and went directly to the mines (Oak Bar on the Yuba River). In January of 1851 he returned to Sacramento to take up the mercantile business. He travelled back and forth between Sacramento and San Francisco, settling in San Francisco in the winter of 1851. The letters describe business and life in San Francisco. The last letter is dated May 1 1852. the letters where written while he was in California During the Gold Rush, 1849-1853.

    Scope and Contents

    This folder contains a complied book of letters from the life of Milo Jasper Goss and Catherine Clark Everett Goss. Presented to The Society of California Pioneers in 1971 by their great granddaughter Mary Eldrige Fowler. The Letters of Milo Jasper Goss (1816-1856) and Catherine Clark Everett Goss (1818-1898) in were written between the years 1850-1851.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    The copies of the letters were presented to The Society of California Pioneers in 1971 by their great granddaughter Mary Eldrige Fowler.

    Existence and Location of Originals

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

    Preferred Citation

    The Mr. and Mrs. Milo J. Goss Letters. The Society of California Pioneers.

    Biographical / Historical

    The box includes typewritten transcripts of the letters of Milo Jasper Goss and his wife, Catherine Clark Everett Goss, during his travel via Panama and his stay there in 1850 and 1851. Catherine remained in Kalamazoo, MI during this time. He arrived in San Francisco in June 1850 and went directly to the mines (Oak Bar on the Yuba River). In January of 1851 he returned to Sacramento to take up the mercantile business. He travelled back and forth between Sacramento and San Francisco, settling in San Francisco in the winter of 1851. The letters describe business and life in San Francisco. The last letter is dated May 1 1852. the letters where written while he was in California During the Gold Rush, 1849-1853.

    Scope and Contents

    The box includes typewritten transcripts of the letters of Milo Jasper Goss and his wife, Catherine Clark Everett Goss, during his travel via Panama and his stay there in 1850 and 1851. Catherine remained in Kalamazoo, MI during this time. He arrived in San Francisco in June 1850 and went directly to the mines (Oak Bar on the Yuba River). In January of 1851 he returned to Sacramento to take up the mercantile business. He travelled back and forth between Sacramento and San Francisco, settling in San Francisco in the winter of 1851. The letters describe business and life in San Francisco. The last letter is dated May 1 1852. the letters where written while he was in California During the Gold Rush, 1849-1853.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Frontier and pioneer life – California
    Pioneers -- California -- History -- 19th century
    Women pioneers
    Voyages to the Pacific coast
    Panama, Isthmus of (Panama) -- Description and travel.
    Goss, Catherine Clark Everett, 1818-1898
    Goss, Milo Jasper, 1816-1856