George Mudd (1845-1898) was an early farmer in the Germantown,
California (now Artois, California) area. This small collection contains correspondence by George and James Mudd, notes and
clippings on the history of the Mudd and Mapes families, and family photographs including one of the Caterpillar School in
Stockton, California and several of the steam combine invented by George Stockton Berry and owned by George Mudd.
In October 1870, George Mudd (1845-1898), settled "four miles east of Germantown, and eight miles north-west from
Jacinto," California and established a ranch there. He married Mattie Mitchell on March 23, 1875 and they had four
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