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George Tufly correspondence, 1855.
BANC MSS P-G 263
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Title:

George Tufly correspondence, 1855

Creator/Contributor:

Tufly, George., creator

Abstract:

These two letters, in German, relate to Carson's life in California before coming to Nevada. One to a brother in Germany, Mount Pleasant Ranch, April 10, 1855, written on an illustrated lettersheet, "Crossing the Plains," discusses hard times in the diggings. The other, written by his sister from Galena House, Yuba County, California, April 25, 1855, on an illustrated lettersheet, "Miner's Life," discusses property in the Marysville area.

Date:

1855 (issued)

Subject:

Gold mines and mining -- California
Illustrated letterheads and lettersheets
California -- Economic conditions

Note:

Both letters written on illustrated lettersheets.
Negative photostats of letter (in German) in private possession.
Location of originals unknown.
FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited.
Tufly became State Treasurer of Nevada, president of Carson Savings Bank, and owner of the St. Charles Hotel in Carson City.
In German.

Physical Description:

2 items.

Language:

German

Identifier:

BANC MSS P-G 263

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited.