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Smith family correspondence, 1849-1870.
BANC MSS C-B 299
Collection Overview

Title:

Smith family correspondence, 1849-1870

Creator/Contributor:

Smith, Pardon Bowen, 1830-1907, Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Smith, Dorillus G., Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Smith, Ebenezer H., Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Smith, James V., Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Smith, Cyrill Carpenter., Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Cooke & LeCount

Abstract:

Letters of Pardon Bowen Smith and his brothers, Dorillus G., Ebenezer H., James V., and Cyrill C. Smith, describing gold mining and pioneer life, chiefly at Camp Seco, Calif., to their family in Me.
References to the Dukes County Mining Association and ship, Splendid. Cook & LeConte lithographed letterhead, "A view of the elephant," on letter of Pardon B. Smith, June 26, 1851 (folder 8).

Date:

1849 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Dukes County Mining Association.
Gold mines and mining -- Associations, institutions, etc
Gold mines and mining -- California
California -- Description and travel

Note:

Transcription of letters in the Bancroft Library book collection: "Life in California mining camps: a type study / by Lucile Aucutt." (mF865.A78)

Type:

Family papers.
Letterheads.
Pictorial lettersheets.

Physical Description:

print
2 v.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-B 299

Origin:

California