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James H. Burgess letters, 1856-1871.
BANC MSS 83/157 c
Collection Overview

Title:

James H. Burgess letters, 1856-1871

Creator/Contributor:

Burgess, James H., d. 1879, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Burgess, Charles Harry.

Abstract:

Written to his wife, Easter Jane Pearce, both before and after their marriage, froim Douglass Flat, Calif., and Austin, Nevada, where he worked in mining. Include descriptions of everyday life and discussions of family matters. With this: biographical sketch of Burgess written by his grandson, C.H. Burgess, and photocopies of the letters.

Date:

1856 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca -- n-us-nv
Gold mines and mining -- California
California -- Social life and customs
Douglass Flat, Calif -- Description and travel
Austin (Nev.) -- Description and travel

Physical Description:

17 letters in a portfolio.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 83/157 c

Origin:

California