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George Adams Locke letters and related papers, 1866-1909.
BANC MSS P-I 110
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Title:

George Adams Locke letters and related papers, 1866-1909

Creator/Contributor:

Locke, George Adams, 1834?-1909, creator

Abstract:

Letters to his family include one from San Francisco, 1866; two from Slabtown, California, 1867; and eight from Montana, 1869-1871, 1898, written at Reynolds City, Bear Town, Yreka, and Bear Mouth, exhibiting the vicissitudes of mining, the activities of vigilante committees, and the lonely bachelorhood of aging settlers who never struck it rich. Three letters to a sister, Mrs. Albert M. Tufts, concern his last illness and death.

Date:

1866 (issued)

Subject:

Mines and mineral resources -- Montana
Vigilance committees -- Montana
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel
Slabtown (Calif.)

Type:

Deeds.

Physical Description:

17 items in portfolio.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS P-I 110

Origin:

California