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Guide to the Belcher and Belcher Collection, 1864-1871
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  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
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  • History
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  • Related Collections

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Belcher and Belcher Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1864-1871
    Box Number: 1420
    Creator: Belcher and Belcher
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information



    Conditions of Use

    Please credit California State Library.

    Publication Rights

    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], Belcher and Belcher Collection, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Belcher and Belcher
    Belcher, Isaac S., 1825-1898
    Belcher, William C., 1821-1895


    Correspondence to the law firm of Belcher and Belcher in Marysville, Yuba County, California.


    Belcher and Belcher was a law firm in Marysville, Yuba County, California. Partners, William C. and Isaac S. Belcher were brothers born in Vermont. Isaac came to California in 1853 and settled in Marysville where he opened a law practice. His brother, William, joined him in 1856.
    Isaac became district attorney in 1855 and a district judge in 1863. He served a term as a justice of the California Supreme Court in 1872-1874. He was vice-president of the California Constitutional Convention in 1879 and Commissioner of the Supreme Court from 1885 until his death in San Francisco in 1898. He was a California State Library trustee and a trustee of Stanford University.
    William C. Belcher left Marysville and went into law practice in San Francisco in 1875. He was Grand Master of Masons in California , 1862-1865 and was elected Grand Commander of Knights Templar in 1864. He died in San Francisco in 1895.


    Major Correspondents

    • Redding, B. B.

    Other Correspondents

    • Ball, Chester.
    • Bates, Asher B.
    • Belcher, I.saac S., 1825-1899.
    • Black, I. W.
    • Boruck, M. D.
    • Bowers and Kelly
    • Brumagin, J. W.
    • Cadwalader, George
    • Callow, N. W.
    • Cleaveland, H. W.
    • Coutes, W.
    • Covey, Cwh.
    • Daggett, D. O.
    • Decker, Peter.
    • Eldridge & Thompson
    • Ferris, James H.
    • Finkler, __________
    • Haven, James M.
    • Haymond & Stratton
    • Hogarth, Henry
    • Hundley, P. O.
    • Keyes, Z. W.
    • Kuhlman, John.
    • Laine, T. H.
    • Lathrop, H. B.
    • Laurence, E. A.
    • McFadden, Thomas.
    • Mastick, E. B.
    • Nutter, Evan
    • Peirce, Galen A.
    • Sharkey, ______
    • Sharp, S. W.
    • Simpson, J. O.
    • Underwood & Noetting
    • [Unknown], A. Paul
    • [Unknown], D.
    • [Unknown], O. P.
    • Utter, John N.
    • Whitney, Sumner
    • Wilder, J. H.
    • Wurd, John S.

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