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Guide to the United States, Custom House, San Francisco records, 1847-1912
BANC MSS C-A 169 Pt. III  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: United States, Custom House, San Francisco Records,
    Date (inclusive): 1847-1912
    Collection Number: BANC MSS C-A 169 Pt. III
    Creator: United States Custom House (San Francisco, Calif.)
    Extent: Number of containers: 1 box and 1 carton
    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: Correspondence, accounts, powers of attorney for sale of ships and cargoes, bills of sale, certificates (including permit to Louis Le Chard to land a wooden house, 1850, on printed form by California Courier Press) reports and miscellaneous papers.
    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], United States, Custom House, San Francisco records, BANC MSS C-A 169 Pt. III, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Scope and Content

    From material acquired in 1946 and some items from T. W. Norris Collection. Box I contains correspondence, arranged alphabetically, pertaining to the business of the Custom House. Carton I contains reports from various officials in the Custom House to the Collector of Customs; power of attorney for sale of merchandise or sale of ships; certificates; some accounts, a few relating to the construction and maintenance of the Custom House and the Marine Hospital.