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Finding Aid of the E.S. Bates Letters C057710
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  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition note
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Existence and Location of Originals note

  • Title: Bates, E.S., Letters
    Identifier/Call Number: C057710
    Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 folder Folder
    Date: 1862
    Abstract: This folder contains a handwritten letter addressed to Mr. Daugner.
    creator: Bates, E.S.

    Conditions Governing Access note

    Collection is open for research

    Conditions Governing Use note

    There are no restrictions on access

    Preferred Citation note

    E.S. Bates Letters, The Society of California Pioneers

    Immediate Source of Acquisition note

    Donor and date of acquisition is unknown.

    Biographical/Historical note

    The details concerning who E.S. Bates is are vague. From this letter, regarding money that Mr. Bates is requesting from Mr. Daugner, it seems as though Mr. Bates is in dire need of money. He is requesting that Mr. Daugner not hesitate to send any money that he has saved up.

    Scope and Contents note

    This folder contains a handwritten letter, written from San Francisco on June 20th 1862, addressed to Mr. Daugner. On the upper left hand side of the letter is a red, white and blue soldier next to an American flag, printed on the stationary. Bates is requesting a summary of his bank accounts from Mr. Daugner, because he is prospecting for gold. Bates notes that there are many "Columbia boys" out here, in San Francisco.

    Existence and Location of Originals note

    The Society of California Pioneers, 300 Fourth Street, San Francisco, CA, 94107

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gold mines and mining -- California -- History.
    San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)--History