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James Whitney letters to George Gibson : New York and Sacramento : ALS, 1858 July 29-1859 Feb. 18.
BANC MSS 88/144 c
Collection Overview

Title:

James Whitney letters to George Gibson: New York and Sacramento : ALS, 1858 July 29-1859 Feb. 18

Creator/Contributor:

Whitney, James., creator

Abstract:

First letter, from New York, discusses his desire to return to Sacramento, commenting on steamship fares, and the gold rush on the Frazer River. The second and third letters find him writing from Sacramento. They are very newsy, mentioning a funeral, an instance of marital infidelity, the laying of the Atlantic cable, the California legislature, skepticism about the coming of the railroad, and mutual acquaintances.

Date:

1858 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
California -- Gold discoveries

Physical Description:

3 letters (13 p.).

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 88/144 c

Origin:

California