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James Hunter Bull papers : typescript, 1843-1845.
BANC MSS M-M 1754; BANC MSS M-M 1754
Collection Overview

Title:

James Hunter Bull papers : typescript, 1843-1845

Creator/Contributor:

Bull, James Hunter, fl. 1843-1845, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Keith, William., Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Stearns, Abel, 1798-1871

Creator/Contributor:

Black, John., Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Navarro, José Antonio, 1795-1871, Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Bull, Frances H., Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

French, Leon, Major, Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Swift, Fletcher Harper, 1876-1947, Correspondent.

Abstract:

Folder 1. Copies of items ascribed to or concerning Bull, as follows: a letter, Hermosillo, Mexico, September 3, 1843, from William Keith to Abel Stearns, introducing Bull as a visitor to Los Angeles en route to Oregon Territory; a letter, Mexico City, October 9, 1845, from John Black of the U.S. Consular Service to José Antonio Navarro, introducing Bull and requesting assistance for him during a visit to Texas; a report dated November, 1844, ascribed to Bull, telling of a recent journey through Baja California and describing the countryside, the people, and the missions. 30 p.
Folder 2. Material relating to the contents of Folder 1, as follows: copy of a letter [San Francisco], October 16, 1927, from Frances H. Bull, daughter of James Hunter Bull, to Major Leon French, Secretary-Registrar of the California Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, concerning disposition of her father's papers; a signed letter [San Francisco], December 16, 1927, from French to Professor Fletcher Harper Swift of the University of California at Berkeley, requesting transmittal to Professor Herbert E. Bolton of a copy of a letter from Commodore Bull; an undated memorandum from F.B. (Frances Bull?), explaining why the report on the Baja California material should be ascribed to Bull rather than to Stearns; and a signed letter of transmittal, Berkeley, October 10, 1929, from Swift to Bolton.

Date:

1843 (issued)

Subject:

Bolton, Herbert Eugene -- 1870-1953
University of California, Berkeley.
Baja California (Mexico : Peninsula) -- Description and travel

Note:

Transcript of two letters of introduction for James H[unter] Bull ... Sept. 3, 1943 ... and Oct. 9, 1845 : also available on microfilm.

Physical Description:

2 folders ; 28 cm.
1 microfilm reel : negative (Rich. 817:3)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS M-M 1754
BANC MSS M-M 1754

Origin:

Mexico