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Charles S. Lohse Journals C058691.C006266
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Description
Journals of daily life and ranch activities. Ledgers of Finances Two newspaper clippings from the Pacific Rural Press found in his diary
Background
Charles S. Lohse, born April 27, 1824 in New York, sailed for California in February of 1849. The voyage lasted 8 months, and he arrived in November 1849. In 1851, Lohse went into business trading goods for horses, which he then sold. He left Stockton for Contra Costa County, where he settled on a ranch in Concord and planted peas and walnuts. He was the first to buy a wheat combine in Northern California. He died December 6, 1924 at his daughter’s home in Oakland.
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21.0 folders (21 items)
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The collection is open for research