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White (Stephen M.) Papers
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Description
Correspondence and other papers relating to White's career as lawyer, Los Angeles district attorney, state senator, and U.S. Senator. Subjects covered include: estate litigation, water rights, incorporations, mortgages, property rights, local and California politics, patronage, tariffs, annexation, pensions, appeals for clemency, Chinese immigration, free silver question, Indian rights, discrimination against Catholics, the rights of Black Americanss, and the Itata incident.
Background
Stephen Mallory White was born January 19, 1853 in San Francisco, California. He was a lawyer, district attorney for Los Angeles, California State Senator (1886-1890), acting Lieutenant Governor of California (1888-1890), and U.S. Senator (1893-1899). He died in Los Angeles, California, February 21, 1901.
Extent
50 Linear Feet (100 boxes)
Restrictions
These materials are believed to be in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use of public domain materials.
Availability
Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.