Title:William S. Jewett letters, 1849-1871
Creator/Contributor:Jewett, William S. (William Smith), 1812-1873, creator
Letters written to his family in the East, relating mainly to his voyage to California in 1849; his visit to Coloma and lessons
in gold mining; experiences as an artist, doing portraits of J.A. Sutter, Jonathan D. Stevenson, and Walter Colton; and his
property in San Francisco.
Subject:Voyages to the Pacific coast -- Personal narratives
Gold mines and mining -- California
Art and artists -- California
Real property -- California -- San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Description and travel
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc
Coloma (Calif.) -- Description and travel
Two photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections the The Bancroft Library.
BANC MSS C-B 434