This collection contains documents, manuscripts, correspondence, and ephemera assembled by author and collector Grahame H.
reflecting a range of legal, administrative, municipal, and real estate-related transactions
initiated by railroad and mining interests, businessmen, and municipalities in the
San Francisco Bay area, Northern California, and western Nevada in the second half of the 19th century. The correspondence
also contains letters between parties involved in
the construction of the Nicaragua Canal.
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