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A guide to the John Kentfield and Company records, 1863-1876
HDC0519 (SAFR 18867)  
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Description
John Kentfield and Company records (SAFR 18867, HDC 519) include accounting documents, receipts and bills of lading that are dated from 1862 to 1876. The collection is available for research use without restriction.
Background
John Kentfield, a native of New York State, came to California in 1849 and established a shipping firm that flourished in the 1870s and 1880s. Among his other business interests was the supplying of redwood lumber throughout Northern California. His partners included Charles Nelson, Hans H. Buhne, and D.R. Jones. His son, Edward Elston Kentfield, ran the company after John Kentfield's death.
Extent
37 items.
Restrictions
Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.
Availability
This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.