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Finding aid to the Harold C. Holmes collection of early California manuscripts
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Mellus and Howard account with D. Ygnacio Pacheco, San Francisco 1846-1847

Language of Materials: In Spanish.

Thomas Farrell receipts for saddles and bridles received from J. L. Folsom, Monterey 1847 April 14


Guillermo Castro bill of sale for a horse sold to James Spears, San Jose 1848 March 13

Scope and Contents

Bill of sale includes sketch of the horse's brand.

S. Brannan & Co. receipt, signed by Wm. Stout 1846 September 27


Jose Ycidro Sanchez statement certifying his ownership of three horses in the possession of the United States government, witnessed by Edwin Bryant, alcalde, San Francisco 1847 April 6

Scope and Contents

Statement includes sketches of the horses' brands.

James Alex Forbes statement certifying receipt of one horse from J. L. Folsom, from the band in service of the United States forces, witnessed by Edwin Bryant, alcalde, Yerba Buena 1847 May 17

Scope and Contents

Statement includes a sketch of the horse's brand.

Mereano Higero and Augustin Bernal statement empowering John McMurphy to reclaim two horses in the government cavalcade going to Yerba Buena, San Jose de Guadalupe 1847 September 13


William Blasdell receipt for cash for horse received from Capt. J. L. Folsom, Corta Medeira 1848 August 6


James A. Pardee receipt for one old garrison flag to Capt. Folsom, San Francisco 1849 April 9


Receipt to Peachy, Billings & Blunt 1850 February 12


Albert Smith receipt to Mrs. Fitch, San Diego 1850 November 19


W. H. Fitch receipt for groceries bought of John Richardson, San Francisco 1852 April 1


San Francisco Custom House receipt for wages paid to S. E. Tesmacher, clerk 1852 May 31


J. R. E. Raimond and R. M. Tuttle receipt for drayage and wharfage to Mr. Fitch, San Francisco 1852 October 6


Capt. J. L. Folsom payments to Cornelius O'Connor for carpenter work 1853 November and December


Capt. J. L. Folsom payments to Thomas Frawley for horse work, signed by P. W. Van Winkle, San Francisco 1853 December 17


Letter to Dan McClean from his brother, San Francisco 1853 November 27

Scope and Contents

Letter discusses gold mining prospects in California.

Adams & Co. certificate of deposit to Frank Pixley 1854 September 29


Extracts from the account current of the Civil Fund of California for the second quarter of 1849, sent to Capt. J. L. Folsom by Edward Fitzgerald, San Francisco 1854 December 3


Receipts to Mr. Fitch, San Francisco 1855 June 29


Dan McLean letter to his brother, Camptonville 1853 December 15

Scope and Contents

Letter describes McLean's Camptonville claim.

A. C. Peachy and Josh Lewis [?] agreement concerning the sale of Peachy's interest in the Keyser Grant, commonly known as the Llano Seco Grant 1856 January 21


James F. S. White receipt for one beef steer, received from William Fitch on account of potatoes delivered last fall 1858 July 22


C. C. Donnell letter to his sister, Sacramento 1861 May 9


Letter to Charley [C. C. Donnell], Sacramento 1863 March 9


Judy duty summons, issued from the District Court of the United States, for the District Court of California, to Epes Ellery 1868 August 12


Roster of citizens of Yankee Jims pledging to contribute money for the purpose of rebuilding a dance hall destroyed by fire undated


Thomas B. Parks promissory note to Henry Mellus for the account of William Leidesdorff undated


Fragment of a letter from Joseph to his brother concerning the journey to California undated