Title:Duchow family papers, 1815-[ca. 1955]
Creator/Contributor:Duchow, John Charles, 1830-1901
Creator/Contributor:Duchow, Lydia Reaves.
Papers relating to John Charles Duchow, newspaper publisher in Tuolumne Co., Calif., and his family.
Certificates of birth and Baptism for Johann Carl Duchow; a letter from his sister and a passport.
The will of Thomas Peach Reaves.
Account book and journal, 1845-1855, containing accounts for apprenticeship to Caleb Foote; journal, Apr. 30-July 4, 1852,
of voyage to California on ship, Staffordshire, (ends with rounding of Cape Horn) and miscellaneous accounts.
Certificate of apprenticeship and recommendation from Caleb Foote; certificate of U.S. citizenship (issued by the Deputy Collector
of the District of Salem and Beverley, Mass.); order for a subscription to the Tuolumne Independent, 1896, and a receipt from
Wells Fargo & Co.
Letters from Lydia (Reaves) Duchow to her sons, John C. and William A. Duchow, in California; receipt for the burial of her
husband, Johann Carl Duchow, and lock of his hair.
Notes, clippings and photostats of pages from a family Bible.
Copies of three letters written to his family from California, 1853.
A list of complaints of conditions aboard the Staffordshire on her voyage to California.
Printed obituary and memorials for Mrs. Lydia Duchow, Duchow family record of births, marriages and deaths on the letterhead
of the Agency Liverpool & London & Globe Insurance Co., dated Sonora, Dec. 12, 1880.
Subject:Duchow, Johann Carl -- 1793-1857
Duchow, John C -- Correspondent.
Duchow, William A -- Correspondent.
Voyages to the Pacific coast
Tuolumne County (Calif.) -- Biography
Two daguerreotype portraits transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1955.022--DAG.)
12 folders in portfolio.
BANC MSS C-B 568