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George N. Brown letters and drawings, 1849.
BANC MSS 2002/13 cz; BANC MSS 2002/13 cz
Collection Overview

Title:

George N. Brown letters and drawings, 1849

Creator/Contributor:

Brown, George N., 1817-1891, creator

Abstract:

Contains two letters written while aboard the ship Columbus of New London traveling around Cape Horn to Calif. Also contains two sketches, one of Fernando [de] Noronha Island, and one of Cape Frio at sea.

Date:

1849 (issued)

Subject:

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Columbus of New London (Ship)
Voyages to the Pacific coast -- Personal narratives
Fernando de Noronha (Brazil)
Cape Frio (Brazil)
California -- History -- 1846-1850

Note:

Typescript of letters available.
George N. Brown traveled to California in 1849 by ship. When he returned from Calif., he taught school in Joliette, Ill., where he met his wife. Then he returned to Gobles, Mich., where he taught school at the Browne school. He was also a local preacher.

Physical Description:

print
1 folder.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2002/13 cz
BANC MSS 2002/13 cz

Origin:

California