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A guide to the Grandfather Paty's journal, 1812-1850
HDC0138 (SAFR 14297)  
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Grandfather Paty's journal (SAFR 14297, HDC 138) is the title of this typescript reminiscence. It recounts John Paty's activities in maritime trade on the East and West Coasts of the United States, the West Coast of Mexico, Hawaii, Tahiti and the Caribbean Islands from 1812 to 1850. John and his brother started Paty's & Company while in San Francisco and operated the company during the Gold Rush. Mentioned in the reminiscence is the slave revolt on Martinique in 1838 and passage through the Strait of Magellan in 1833. This item is available for use without restriction.
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