Asa Arnold Reniff certificate and license (SAFR 17508, HDC 359) consists of a United States Inspectors certificate to first
engineer of steam vessels dated 1870 and one Steamboat Engineer's license renewal dated 1867. The collection is available
for research use without restriction.
Asa Arnold Reniff (1828-1913) was born in Broome County, New York. He came to California via Panama in 1852. He was a river
boat engineer on the Sacramento River in the 1860s, possibly earlier. He was said to serve on the RELIEF. He died in Geyserville,
California where he owned extensive vineyards.
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