Title:George Hearst letters: Dakota Territory to James B. Haggin, San Francisco, Calif., 1877-1890
Creator/Contributor:Hearst, George, 1820-1891, creator
Creator/Contributor:Haggin, James Ben Ali, 1822-1914
Contains 13 letters, 1877-1879, written from Deadwood and Lead City, Dakota Territory [South Dakota], referring to the Homestake
Mine among others in the Black Hills. Also includes one letter from Tucson, Arizona Territory in 1880 and one letter fragment
discussing mining and a transcript of George Hearst's 1890 autobiography. Autobiography recounts early life, overland journey
from Missouri to Calif. in 1850, mining ventures in California, Nevada, Idaho, Utah, South Dakota, Montana and Mexico, other
business enterprises, politics and public offices held, views on Chinese labor and the acquisition of the San Francisco Examiner.
Subject:Hearst, George -- 1820-1891 -- Correspondence
Homestake Mining Company.
San Francisco examiner
Mines and mineral resources -- West (U.S.)
Overland journeys to the Pacific
Chinese -- United States
Gold mines and mining -- Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.)
Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.) -- History
Includes transcripts of letters.
1 box (.2 linear ft.)
BANC MSS 73/38 cz Box 1