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Lewis (Fred H. Miller) papers
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
    Title: Fred H. Miller Lewis Papers
    Identifier/Call Number: C058985
    Physical Description: 1 folders This collection contains the papers of Fred H. Miller Lewis. He wrote his family about his life in California throughout the Gold rush era and afterwards into the 1860's. The file also include a large folded certificate regarding his death presented by the Freemasons. The folder also contains three separate folders all of which contains letters and correspondence. 1 folder containing 15 loose letters and envelopes; 1 certificate
    Date (inclusive): 1850-1901
    Abstract: These are the papers of Mr. Fred H. Miller Lewis. He wrote to his family about his life in California throughout the Gold Rush era and afterwards into the 1860s.

    Scope and Contents

    These are the papers of Mr. Fred H. Miller Lewis. He wrote to his family about his life in California throughout the Gold Rush era and afterwards into the 1860s. There is a certificate about his death by the Freemasons. Mr Miller was a special agent for Wells Fargo and Co and many of the letters are written from San Francisco and the majority of the later letters were addressed from "Walla Walla Washington Territory". The bulk of the letters are in good condition and the hand writting is clear and legible.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Herbert K. Walton Jr. 11/1/68

    Existence and Location of Originals

    The Society of Californai Pioneers, 101 montgomery St., Suite 150, The Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco CA, 94129

    Preferred Citation

    Fred H. Miller Lewis Papers. The Soicety of Califrnia Pioneers

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gold mines and mining -- California -- History.
    California--Gold discoveries.
    Correspondence
    Lewis, Fred H. Miller, d.1878 -- Correspondence