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Catlin (Amos Parmalee) Papers
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A collection of material related to the life and work of Amos Parmalee Catlin, American lawyer and politician.
Amos Parmalee Catlin (1823-1900), was a lawyer from New York State who came to California in 1849. Catlin engaged in mining operations on Mormon Island, a site on the South Fork of the American River, in present-day Sacramento County, and later formed the American River Water and Mining Company and the Natoma Water and Mining Company. During the 1860s he was associated with the assay and banking firm of Charles T. H. Palmer and Roger S. Day. Catlin, a member of the California bar for many years, was influential in establishing the state capitol at Sacramento, California. He was elected to the California state senate in 1852 and judge of the Superior Court at Sacramento in 1890; Catlin died in Sacramento in 1900.
3.75 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
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