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Mowry, Sylvester Letters to Edward Bicknall, 1853-1855.
BANC MSS P-F 328 v.1
Collection Overview

Title:

Letters to Edward Bicknall, 1853-1855

Creator/Contributor:

Mowry, Sylvester, 1830-1871, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Bicknall, Edward., Correspondent.

Abstract:

Letter, May 30, 1853, from San Francisco, mentions activities of fellow Rhode Islanders, Lola Montez and impending Gwin-McCorkle duel.
Others describe his experiences as an officer in Col. Steptoe's command: May 23, 1854, from Ft. Leavenworth; July 6, 1854, from camp on south fork of the Platte; Sept. 19, 1854-Apr. 27, 1855 in Utah.

Date:

1853 (issued)

Subject:

Montez, Lola -- 1818-1861
Gwin, William McKendree -- 1805-1885
McCorkle, Joseph Walker -- 1819-1884
Steptoe, Edward Jenner -- 1815-1865
United States. -- Army. -- 3d Artillery.
Dueling -- California
Overland journeys to the Pacific
San Francisco (Calif.)

Note:

Photstats (positive)
Photostats made from negatives loaned by C. Corwith Wagner.

Physical Description:

6 folders in portfolio.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS P-F 328 v.1

Origin:

California