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Guide to the Charles E. DeLong Collection, 1853-1869
212, 323, 380, 446  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Charles E. DeLong Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1853-1869
    Box Number: 212, 323, 380, 446
    Creator: DeLong family
    Extent: 4 boxes
    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], Charles E. DeLong Collection, California State Library.

    Access Points

    DeLong, Charles E.
    Gold mines and mining--California
    DeLong, Elida Vineyard


    Diaries, account book, scrapbooks.


    Born in New York in 1832, Charles DeLong came to California in 1850. By 1853 he owned several gold claims near North San Juan on the Yuba River in Nevada County. He was elected Deputy Sheriff and later studied law. He was admitted to the Bar in 1857 and was later elected to State Assembly from Yuba County, serving two terms. From 1869 to 1874 he was U.S. Minister to Japan. He died October 26, 1876.