Title:James McHall Jones collection of papers
Creator/Contributor:Jones, James McHall, 1823-1851, creator
Creator/Contributor:Hornsby, Arabella Brown Jones, d. 1851, Correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Hornsby, Joseph L., Correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Tharp, Eugene H., Signer.
Creator/Contributor:Burnett, Peter H. (Peter Hardeman), 1807-1895, Correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Hannason, Helen Ethel W., Correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Norris, Thomas W. (Thomas Wayne), Correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Priestley, Herbert Ingram, 1875-1944, Correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Arbuckle, W. Clyde, 1903-, Correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Giffen, Guy J. (Guy James), 1886-, Correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Sawrie, Mark A., Correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:California, Supreme Court.
Contents: Part I - letters (8) 1849-1851, to his mother and stepfather, Dr. & Mrs. J.L. Hornsby in Louisiana, concerning his
activities as delegate to the California Constitutional Convention, legal practice with John B. Weller and business ventures.
With these: California Supreme Court license, 1850, signed by Eugene H. Tharp, Clerk; copy of letter from Peter H. Burnett
to the Whig, Jan. 1, 1852, describing deathbed interview with Jones; Jones obituary notice; abstract of his will; copy of
demit from Masonic Lodge in Louisiana; passenger list of steamer Falcon on which Jones was a passenger from New Orleans to
Chagres (14 folders in Part I)
Part II - typed transcripts of the letters and a few other items.
Part III - correspondence between T.W. Norris, Helen E.W. Hannason (Mrs. C.K.) and Herbert I. Priestley, to which has been
added correspondence from the Bancroft Library files with W.C. Arbuckle, Mark A. Sawrie and Guy J. Giffen, concerning disposal
of the papers and Jones' death, will and Masonic affiliation.
Subject:Weller, John B -- 1812-1875
California. -- Constitutional Convention -- (1849)
Lawyers -- California
Courts -- California
Forms part of the Thomas W. Norris Collection.
BANC MSS C-B 635 Pt.2
BANC MSS C-B 635 Pt.3
BANC MSS C-B 635 Pt.1
BANC MSS C-B 635