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Finding Aid of George Hyde Obituary C058887
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  • Scope and Contents note
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition note
  • Existence and Location of Originals note
  • Preferred Citation note

  • Title: Hyde, George, Obituary
    Identifier/Call Number: C058887
    Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 folder 1 typed In Memorium book
    Date (inclusive): 1819-1890
    Abstract: File contains one book, the Memorium of George Hyde. Written and read at a meeting for the Society of California Pioneers on June 6th, 1892.

    Scope and Contents note

    File contains one obituary book, the In Memorium of George Hyde. Written and read at a meeting for the Society of California Pioneers on June 6th, 1892.

    Biographical/Historical note

    George Hyde was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 22nd 1819. He received an education at Emmetsburg, Maryland, and later returned to Philadelphia to work. When he learned that California was soon to be part of the United States, he obtained the position of clerk of Comodore Stockton who was ordered to the Pacific. Hyde arrived to San Francisco August 10th, 1846, and was honorably discharged from the Navy. Shortly after, Lieut. W. A. Bartlett of the Navy was captured by native Californians, and Hyde was appointed to perform the duties of the office for forty days until Bartlett was released. Hyde officially retired from the office of Alcalde in 1848, and his wife and children joined him in California in 1850. He lived his life peacefully and quietly. He passed away August 11th, 1890.

    Conditions Governing Access note

    Collection open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use note

    There are no restrictions on access.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition note

    Donor and date of acquisition unknown.

    Existence and Location of Originals note

    The Society of California Pioneers, 101 Montgomery St. Suite 150, The Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 94129.

    Preferred Citation note

    George Hyde Obituary. The Society of California Pioneers.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Bartlett, Washington A., Lieut.
    Hittell, John S
    Holland, Nathaniel, 1812-1894
    Hyde, George
    Kearney, Phillip, General
    Stockton, Robert Field, 1795-1866
    San Francisco (Calif.)
    Society of California Pioneers
    Yerba Buena (Calif.)