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John Townsend papers, 1846-1849.
BANC MSS 83/144 c
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Title:

John Townsend papers, 1846-1849

Creator/Contributor:

Townsend, John, d. 1850, creator

Abstract:

Includes his application for Mexican citizenship, 15 Jan. l846, with supporting testimony by José Abrego, William E. P. Hartnell, David Spence, and Manuel Castro, and signatures of Ambrosio Gómez, Manuel Díaz, and Nicanor del Castillo; letter of same date by José Castro advising Townsend of his appointment as surgeon to the garrison at Monterey; letter from Henry Mellus, 23 June l849, enclosing invoice for clothing and other goods sent from Boston on the Oxnard. English translations of the application and some testimonial letters also included.

Date:

1846 (issued)

Subject:

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Abrego, José Antonio María -- 1813-1878
Hartnell, W. E. P. (William Edward Petty) -- 1798-1854
Spence, David -- 1798-1875
Castro, Manuel -- 1824-1853
Castro, José -- 1810-1860
Gómez, Ambrosio
Díaz, Manuel -- 1810-
Castillo, Nicanor
Mellus, Henry
Physicians -- California
Citizenship -- Mexico
California -- History -- To 1846

Physical Description:

1 portfolio.

Language:

Spanish
English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 83/144 c

Origin:

California