Finding Aid to Charles James Papers, 1863-1872

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Finding Aid to Charles James Papers, 1863-1872

Collection number: BANC MSS C-B 533

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/
Finding Aid Author(s):
Bancroft Library Staff
Finding Aid Encoded By:
GenX
© 2014 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

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.)


Container Listing

oversize-folder 1

Appointment of Charles James as Collector of the Customs for San Francisco. Jan. 21, 1864 BANC MSS C-B 533

Physical Description: 1 certificate
volume 1

Correspondence and C. Relating to the Attempted Export of Arms from San Francisco, 1864. BANC MSS C-B 533

Scope and Content of Collection

Notebook of handwritten transcriptions.
volume 1, page 1

Halt on export of arms signed by Abraham Lincoln (transcription). BANC MSS C-B 533

Additional Note

This material was selectively digitized from a larger resource or collection.
volume 1, page 3

Allowance of imported arms to be re-exported signed by Abraham Lincoln (transcription). BANC MSS C-B 533

Additional Note

This material was selectively digitized from a larger resource or collection.