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John Townsend papers, 1846-1849.
BANC MSS 83/144 c
Collection Overview

Title:

John Townsend papers, 1846-1849

Creator/Contributor:

Townsend, John, active 1850-1862, creator, creator.

Creator/Contributor:

Abrego, José Antonio María, 1813-1878

Creator/Contributor:

Hartnell, William E. P. (William Edward Petty), 1798-1854

Creator/Contributor:

Spence, David, 1798-1875

Creator/Contributor:

Castro, Manuel, 1824-1853

Creator/Contributor:

Gómez, Ambrosio, signer.

Creator/Contributor:

Diaz, Manuel, approximately 1812-1867, signer.

Creator/Contributor:

Castillo, Nicanor del, signer.

Creator/Contributor:

Castro, José, 1807-1860, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Mellus, Henry, correspondent.

Abstract:

Includes Townsend's application for Mexican citizenship, 15 January 1846, with supporting testimony by José Abrego, William E.P. Hartnell, David Spence, and Manuel Castro, and signatures of Ambrosio Gómez, Manuel Díaz, and Nicanor del Castillo; letter of same date by José Castro advising Townsend of his appointment as surgeon to the garrison at Monterey; letter from Henry Mellus, 23 June 1849, enclosing invoice for clothing and other goods sent from Boston on the Oxnard. English translations of the application and some testimonial letters also included.

Date:

1846 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca -- n-mx---
Townsend, John -- active 1850-1862 -- Archives
Abrego, José Antonio María -- 1813-1878
Hartnell, William E. P. (William Edward Petty) -- 1798-1854
Spence, David -- 1798-1875
Castro, Manuel -- 1824-1853
Gómez, Ambrosio
Diaz, Manuel -- approximately 1812-1867
Castillo, Nicanor del
Castro, José -- 1807-1860 -- Correspondence
Mellus, Henry -- Correspondence
Abrego, José Antonio María -- 1813-1878
Physicians -- California
Citizenship -- Mexico
Citizenship
Physicians
California -- History -- To 1846
California -- History -- 1846-1850
Monterey (Calif.) -- History, Military
California
Mexico

Note:

John Townsend papers, BANC MSS 83/144 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
In Spanish and English.

Type:

History.

Physical Description:

print
1

Language:

Spanish
English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 83/144 c

Origin:

California