Title:Charles James papers : mss., 1863-1872
Creator/Contributor:James, Charles, 1817-1901, creator
Creator/Contributor:Beale, Edward Fitzgerald, 1822-1893
Creator/Contributor:Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, Signer.
Creator/Contributor:Vega, Plácido, 1830-1878
Creator/Contributor:McDowell, Irvin, 1818-1885
Creator/Contributor:Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872
Creator/Contributor:United States, Department of the Treasury.
Creator/Contributor:United States Custom House (San Francisco, Calif.)
Handwritten copies of correspondence relating to the attempted export of arms from San Francisco, 1864. Handwritten copies
of Presidential and Treasury Dept. orders; correspondence as Collector of the Port and Customs, with E.F. Beale, Thomas Brown,
Placido Vega, General McDowell and others.
v.2 - Invitation to Mr. & Mrs. James to the ball, San Francisco, Nov. 17, 1863, honoring Admiral Popoff and officers of the
Russian Squadron; letter, Nov. 10, 1872, from Horace Greeley and printed copy of his acceptance of the Presidential nomination;
photostat of obituary of James from the Washington Post, 1901; and other materials; v.3 - Document signed by President Abraham
Lincoln commissioning Charles James Collector of Customs, San Francisco, 1864.
Subject:Arms transfers -- United States
United States -- Foreign relations -- Mexico
Mexico -- Foreign relations -- United States
Russia -- Foreign relations -- United States
United States -- Foreign relations -- Russia
Portrait transferred to the Pictorial Collections of the Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1947.008--C)
1 v., 1 portfolio, and 1 oversize folder.
BANC MSS C-B 533 v.1
BANC MSS C-B 533 v.2
BANC MSS C-B 533 v.3
BANC MSS C-B 533