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Charles A. Gurley circular and business card, 1849.
BANC MSS 2018/75
Collection Overview

Title:

Charles A. Gurley circular and business card, 1849

Creator/Contributor:

Gurley, Charles A., 1811-1890, creator, creator.

Abstract:

Contains one printed circular, dated January 3, 1849, announcing Charles A. Gurley's intention of sailing to California on January 15, 1849 to establish a general shipping business. The date is overwritten in ink to read January 30. Also includes one printed business card titled, "Charles A. Gurley, General Shipping and Commision Merchant, San Francisco, Ca." Underneath this title is a list of references, many of whom are from New York [City].

Date:

1849 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Gurley, Charles A -- 1811-1890 -- Archives
Shipping companies (Marine transportation) -- California -- San Francisco

Note:

Charles A. Gurley circular and business card, 1849, BANC MSS 2018/75, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase from aGatherin' ; 2019.
Charles Artemas Gurley (1811-1890) sailed for San Francisco aboard the ship Falcon bound for Chagres, Panama on February 2, 1849. In California, he purchased half of what is now the Portsmouth Square from pioneer landowner, José de Jésus Noe of Rancho San Miguel. Gurley avidly supported California as a free territory but returned East for good in 1851.
In English.

Type:

Ephemera.
Advertisements.
Business cards.

Physical Description:

print
2

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2018/75

Origin:

California