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Guide to the Notes on the history and resources of Washington Territory furnished to H.H. Bancroft, [ca. 1880]
BANC MSS P-B 30-54  
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    Collection Title: Notes on the History and Resources of Washington Territory Furnished to H.H. Bancroft,
    Date (inclusive): [ca. 1880]
    Collection Number: BANC MSS P-B 30-54
    Creator: Morse, Eldridge, 1847-
    Extent: Number of volumes: 24 (30 x 15 cm.) in 1 carton, 1 portfolio
    Repository: The Bancroft Library.
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Abstract: From 1872 a lawyer and newspaper publisher at Snohomish, Washington, Morse traveled extensively about the Puget Sound country and filled these notebooks with historical gleanings. There are two on "Settlement", 12 on the Indian war of 1855-1856, three on the San Juan and other islands of Puget Sound; two on logging and mining on Puget Sound; and others of miscellaneous matter. Accompanying the mss. (as P-B 54) are three letters from Morse to H.H. Bancroft, Snohomish City, 1880-1881, concerning the latter's use of his notes; and a letter, E.C. Ferguson to Bancroft, 1880, forwarding a letter by Morse and telling of his own pioneering experiences.
    Languages Represented: English

    Information for Researchers


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft 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], Notes on the history and resources of Washington Territory furnished to H.H. Bancroft, BANC MSS P-B 30-54, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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    Acquisition Information

    Forms part of the Hubert Howe Bancroft Collection.