Title:Tallant & Wilde records: San Francisco, Calif., 1856-1863
Creator/Contributor:Tallant & Wilde, creator
Creator/Contributor:Tallant, Drury J., 1812-1882
Creator/Contributor:Wilde, John W.
Creator/Contributor:Robb, James, 1814-1881, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Hallett, Thomas L.
Creator/Contributor:Tallant & Wilde, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Robb, Hallett & Company, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:California, District Court (12th District)
Contains handwritten business correspondence (3 letters, 5 p.) from a California banking firm to James Robb and his newly
formed banking firm in New York City and related documents. Tallant & Wilde request assurances that Robb's firm is insured
and capable of managing their business effectively and safely which includes shipping them gold bars for eventual sale in
Europe. One letter to Robb is incomplete (Dec. 19, 1856 ; 4 p.). The last letter (Nov. 18, 1859), addressed to Robb himself,
refers to the disposition of his assets in California ("... you have abandoned the idea of coming to California and would
be glad to know what has been done in the way of liquidating the affairs of our old concern") and enclose a copy of a statement
they sent him on Nov. 30, 1858 [included in collection] to compare it with a current statement [not included in collection].
Also includes a handwritten balance sheet for Tallant & Wilde (Jan. 31, 1857), and a 12th District Court (San Francisco, Calif.)
Copy Summons and Certified Copy Complaint document (Jan. 29, 1863) for a law suit brought by Drury J. Tallant against James
Robb and the heirs of John W. Wilde over the disposition of assets that had been owned by Tallant & Wilde.
Robb, James -- 1814-1881 -- Correspondence
Tallant & Wilde -- Archives
Tallant & Wilde -- Correspondence
Robb, Hallett & Company -- Correspondence
Banks and banking -- California -- San Francisco
Banks and banking -- New York (State) -- New York
Banks and banking -- Accounting
Bankers -- California -- San Francisco
Bankers -- New York (State) -- New York
Tallant & Wilde letters : San Francisco, Calif., to James Robb, New York City, N.Y., 1856-1863, BANC MSS 2010/44, The Bancroft
Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from Stan Lutz; 20090904.
BANC MSS 2010/44