Finding Aid of the E.S. Bates Letters C057710

Finding aid prepared by A. Sasan, K. Ransick, and C. Miller
Society of California Pioneers
300 Fourth Street
San Francisco, CA, 94107-1272
(415) 959-1849
July 12, 2011

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