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Guide to the Johnson Beal Collection, 1852-1869
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Johnson Beal Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1852-1869
    Box Number: 348
    Creator: Beal, Johnson, 1830-1876
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information



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    Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Johnson Beal Collection, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Beal, Johnson, 1830-1876
    California--Gold discoveries
    Gold mines and mining--California


    Letters from family and friends, poll tax receipts.


    Johnson Beal was born in England about 1830. He arrived in California in the early 1850s. A miner and brick mason, he resided in Sacramento, Tuolumne, and Nevada Counties. He died June 14, 1876 in Sacramento.


    • Allaby, William
    • Bates, Love & Lawrence
    • Beal, Mrs. M.
    • Beall, Frances
    • Claves, William
    • Crampton, Ann
    • Gall, A.
    • Henson, Samuel
    • Sarah
    • Shannon, Mary
    • Smith, Ellen