Title:Orleans Longacre letters: to Jim Longacre : ALS, 1864-1865
Creator/Contributor:Longacre, Orleans., creator
Creator/Contributor:Longacre, Jim, Correspondent.
Letters written to his brother, Jim, from Mare Island Navy Yard, San Francisco Bay, Panama, and the coast of Central America
deal primarily with day-to-day concerns. They also offer references to local events and activities, such as the imprisonment
of pirates on Alcatraz, his acquaintance with Frank Hodgeson, mathematics professor at California College; and events of the
Civil War and evidence of U. S. involvement in Central America, notably San Salvador.
California -- Social life and customs -- 19th century
Collection includes these letters in typewritten form.
Letters are signed: Orly.
10 items (1 box).
BANC MSS 87/164 c