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Guide to the Thomas Gilman Papers, 1853-1907
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Thomas Gilman Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1853-1907
    Box Number: 353
    Creator: Gilman, Thomas, 1830-1911
    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], Thomas Gilman Papers, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Gilman, Thomas, 1830-1911


    Letters, bills of sale, poll tax, receipts, subpoena, leases.


    Thomas Gilman was born about 1830 in Tennessee and had moved to Tuolumne County, California by 1850. He is listed as a miner in the 1852 California census. He bought his freedom in 1853 and worked as a farmer in Shaw's Flat in 1892. He died in 1911 and is buried in Shaw's Flat.