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California Republic sesquicentennial, 1846-1996 envelope set, 1996
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The collection contains six commemorative, stamped and canceled envelopes celebrating the California Republic sesquicentennial anniversary in 1996. Envelopes include: Bear Flag Sequicentennial Committee, with Bear Flag raising ceremony in the Sonoma Plaza illustration; Mariano Guadelupe Vallejo, with Lachryma Montis (Vallejo's Sonoma home) illustration; Sum-Yet-Ho (Solano), Chief of Suysunes tribe; Bear Flag creation at Sonoma Barracks; John C. Frémont and the "Bear Flag" Battalion, June 14, 1846; and raising of the 28-star flag of the United States at the Sonoma Plaza. Stanps were canceled June 14, 1996 at the Sonoma Plaza Station, Sonoma, California.
0.1 linear feet 1 document folder (31 x 25 cm)
Collection does not circulate and may be photocopied or photographed by arrangement only.
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