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John Franklin Miller papers, 1872-1881.
BANC MSS 81/106 cp
Collection Overview

Title:

John Franklin Miller papers, 1872-1881

Creator/Contributor:

Miller, John Franklin, 1831-1886, creator

Abstract:

Include four letters from Lewis Gerstle and one letter from A. Wassermann written on behalf of Alaska Commercial Company, giving reports of company operations re fur trade and market conditions, and activities of its agents; also with these, a newspaper clipping; two letters from Charles E. Hill soliciting assistance in securing the appointment of Judge O.N. Dewey as consul general of Shanghai; one letter from the U.S. Adjutant General's Office to Miller requesting an account of his military service during the Civil War years; two drafts of Miller's account with detailed description of the battle of Stone River and comments on hostilities at Liberty Gap and Nashville.

Date:

1872 (issued)

Subject:

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Gerstle, Lewis -- 1824-1902
Wasserman, A
Hill, Charles E
Alaska Commercial Company.
United States. -- Adjutant-General's Office.
Fur trade -- Alaska
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Physical Description:

1 portfolio.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 81/106 cp

Origin:

California