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John A. Dreibelbis letters and related materials, 1854-1861.
BANC MSS C-Y 293
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Title:

John A. Dreibelbis letters and related materials, 1854-1861

Creator/Contributor:

Dreibelbis, John A., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Reading, Pierson Barton.

Abstract:

A signed autographed letter from Dreibelbis, Shasta City [Calif.], February 7, 1854, to an un-named addressee, written to suggest the examination of a possible route for a Pacific railroad (2 p.) Two enclosures are a manuscript map of his route across the Sierra Nevada from the Humboldt River to the Sacramento Valley, by Honey Lake Valley and Noble's Pass (72 x 21 cm.) and a description of the country over which he passed (4 p.) Photostats of the letter and enclosures are also included. Typescript copy of a letter written by Dreibelbis to Pierson B. Reading, July 14, 1861, from San Francisco, concerning political conditions in the state. (Original in California State Library).

Date:

1854 (issued)

Subject:

Dreibelbis, John A -- Archives
Pacific railroads -- Explorations and surveys
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Description and travel

Note:

John A. Dreibelbis letters and related materials, BANC MSS C-Y 293, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Letter from Dreibelbis to Pierson B. Reading, July 14, 1861 California State Library.
FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited. Direct requests for copies or permission to publish to the owners of the California State Library.
In English.

Type:

Manuscript maps.

Physical Description:

print
1 folder.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-Y 293

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited. Direct requests for copies or permission to publish to the owners of the California State Library.