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George C. Fraser letters : California, to his brother Roderick M. Fraser, Yorkville, New York, 1854-1860.
BANC MSS 2005/205 c
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Title:

George C. Fraser letters: California, to his brother Roderick M. Fraser, Yorkville, New York, 1854-1860

Creator/Contributor:

Fraser, George C., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Fraser, Roderick M.

Abstract:

Describes work as a stonecutter including cutting stone for the San Quentin Penitentiary and the California State Capitol building. Also includes descriptions of the Chinese, a hanging, a vigilance committee, and the areas he lived and worked including San Francisco, Santa Clara, Rail Road Hill in Yuba County, Benicia and Vallejo.

Date:

1854 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
California State Prison at San Quentin -- History
California State Capitol (Sacramento, Calif.) -- History
Ohio (Steamship)
Stone-cutters -- California -- History
Quarries and quarrying -- California
Chinese -- California
Vigilance committees -- California
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Description and travel
Santa Clara (Calif.) -- Description and travel
Yuba County (Calif.) -- Description and travel
Benicia (Calif.) -- Description and travel
Vallejo (Calif.) -- Description and travel

Note:

George C. Fraser letters: California, to his brother Roderick M. Fraser, Yorkville, New York, BANC MSS 2005/205, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from Serendipity Books; in 2005.
George C. Fraser, a stonecutter, arrived in California aboard the Steamship Ohio in 1854.
In English.

Physical Description:

print
1 box (.2 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2005/205 c

Origin:

California