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Alfred Edward Thomas Worley Papers, 1866-1891 MS 1835A
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Legal correspondence, court petitions, summaries, and summons; together with bound shorthand court notes, political pamphlets, and newspaper clippings relating to meetings of Sacramento Board of Freeholders, of which Worley was elected secretary in 1881, and his campaign for San Francisco Police Court judge, which position he held 1891-1892. Includes one scrapbook of clippings about California water rates, a daily journal for 1889 with entries for half of January, and an envelope of business cards and ephemera.
Alfred E.T. Worley was born in Portsmouth, England in 1838. Throughout the 1860's, Worley was employed as a journalist for several major newspapers in London. In April, 1865, Worley was elected clerk to the Lambeth Burial Board. He resigned his duties as Board clerk in August, 1870, to pursue his journalistic career in California.
4 boxes (2.0 Linear feet)
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