Title: Isaac Perkins Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1850-1852
Box Number: 279
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Letters from Isaac Perkins to his brother Daniel in Salem, Mass.
Isaac Perkins was born in Massachusetts February 2, 1816. He came to California in 1850 and became a general merchandise and
lumber merchant in Sacramento. In 1867, he moved to San Joaquin County and started a flour mill. In later years, he was a
banker in Modesto, where he died June 18, 1893.