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Finding Aid to Charles James Papers, 1863-1872
BANC MSS C-B 533  
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    Collection Title: Charles James papers
    Date (inclusive): 1863-1872
    Collection Number: BANC MSS C-B 533
    Extent: 1 volume, 1 portfolio, and 1 oversize folder. .35 linear feet 3 digital objects (3 images)
    Repository: The Bancroft Library.
    University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
    Phone: (510) 642-6481
    Fax: (510) 642-7589
    Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
    URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
    Abstract: Handwritten copies of correspondence relating to the attempted export of arms from San Francisco, 1864. Handwritten copies of Presidential and Treasury Dept. orders; correspondence as Collector of the Port and Customs, with E.F. Beale, Thomas Brown, Placido Vega, General McDowell and others. v.2 - Invitation to Mr. & Mrs. James to the ball, San Francisco, Nov. 17, 1863, honoring Admiral Popoff and officers of the Russian Squadron; letter, Nov. 10, 1872, from Horace Greeley and printed copy of his acceptance of the Presidential nomination; photostat of obituary of James from the Washington Post, 1901; and other materials; v.3 - Document signed by President Abraham Lincoln commissioning Charles James Collector of Customs, San Francisco, 1864.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

    Information for Researchers

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Charles James papers, BANC MSS C-B 533, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

    Alternate Forms Available

    Digital reproductions of selected items are available.

    Removed or Separated Material

    Portrait transferred to the Pictorial Collections of the Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1947.008--C)

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog
    Arms transfers-United States.
    Mexico-Foreign relations-United States.
    Russia-Foreign relations-United States.
    United States-Foreign relations-Mexico.
    United States-Foreign relations-Russia.
    Beale, Edward Fitzgerald
    McDowell, Irvin
    Greeley, Horace
    United States.-Dept. of the Treasury
    United States Custom House (San Francisco, Calif.)