Title:David Douty Colton papers, circa 1863-1888
Creator/Contributor:Colton, David Douty, 1832-1878, creator
Creator/Contributor:Converse, A. L.
1) Biographical sketch (with copies of his will and of portions of evidence submitted in Mrs. Colton's suit against Leland
Stanford et als.); 2) A letter of condolence, Oct. 29, 1878, from A.L. Converse (brother of the miner, Converse, killed by
an Indian at the Klamath River, 1851, whose death Colton had avenged) is included; 3) Letter from D. D. Colton to Mr. Berry,
San Francisco, Jan. 23, 1863.
Subject:Stanford, Leland -- 1824-1893
Indians -- Warfare
Courts -- California
Actions and defenses -- California
Klamath River (Or. and Calif.)
Folders 1 and 2: also available on microfilm.
Folders 1 and 2 from the Hubert Howe Bancroft Collection.
3 folders in portfolio.
partial microfilm reel (41 exposures) : negative (Rich. 97:11) and positive.
BANC MSS C-D 422:1-3