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Dodge (Fred James) Papers
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Description
A collection of correspondence, records, reports, criminal cases, and photographs belonging to Fred James Dodge, Chief Special Agent for Wells Fargo and Company.
Background
Fred James Dodge (1854-1938) was born on August 29, 1854, at Spring Valley in Butte County, California; he accompanied his father's pack-train taking supplies to all but inaccessible gold camps in various mountain areas. Dodge began as a stage-driver in California and Nevada and later became a special investigator for Wells, Fargo and Co. for forty years. He was known for his relentless search for justice during his many years as chief special agent. Dodge died on December 22, 1938.
Extent
12.87 Linear Feet (9 boxes, 1 volume, 1 oversize folder)
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