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George Hearst letters : Dakota Territory to James B. Haggin, San Francisco, Calif., 1877-1890.
BANC MSS 73/38 cz Box 1
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Title:

George Hearst letters: Dakota Territory to James B. Haggin, San Francisco, Calif., 1877-1890

Creator/Contributor:

Hearst, George, 1820-1891, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Haggin, James Ben Ali, 1822-1914

Abstract:

Contains 13 letters, 1877-1879, written from Deadwood and Lead City, Dakota Territory [South Dakota], referring to the Homestake Mine among others in the Black Hills. Also includes one letter from Tucson, Arizona Territory in 1880 and one letter fragment discussing mining and a transcript of George Hearst's 1890 autobiography. Autobiography recounts early life, overland journey from Missouri to Calif. in 1850, mining ventures in California, Nevada, Idaho, Utah, South Dakota, Montana and Mexico, other business enterprises, politics and public offices held, views on Chinese labor and the acquisition of the San Francisco Examiner.

Date:

1877 (issued)

Subject:

Hearst, George -- 1820-1891 -- Correspondence
Homestake Mining Company.
San Francisco examiner
Mines and mineral resources -- West (U.S.)
Overland journeys to the Pacific
Chinese -- United States
Gold mines and mining -- Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.)
Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.) -- History

Note:

Includes transcripts of letters.

Type:

Autobiographies.

Physical Description:

print
1 box (.2 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 73/38 cz Box 1

Origin:

California