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George May letters : to Joseph S. Curtiss, Hartford, Connecticut, 1850.
BANC MSS 2013/41
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Title:

George May letters : to Joseph S. Curtiss, Hartford, Connecticut, 1850

Creator/Contributor:

May, George, creator, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Curtiss, Joseph S., correspondent.

Abstract:

Two handwritten letters, with integral addresses, to a business partner in Connecticut concerning a mismanaged voyage of goods aboard the Hartford and destined for California at the height of the gold rush and other business related to gold mining. The earlier letter, dated March 21, 1850, is addressed from Sacramento, California. The later letter, dated June 13, 1850, is addressed from San Francisco, California

Date:

1850 (issued)

Subject:

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May, George -- Correspondence
Curtiss, Joseph S -- Correspondence
Voyages to the Pacific coast
Gold mines and mining -- California
California -- Gold discoveries
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Commerce

Note:

George May letters : San Francisco, Calif., to Joseph S. Curtiss, Hartford, Connecticut, 1850, BANC MSS 2013/41, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from Mark Baker Enterprises; 20130401.
In English.

Physical Description:

print
12 p.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2013/41

Origin:

California