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James Frazier Reed correspondence, 1845-1849.
BANC MSS 70/193 c
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Title:

James Frazier Reed correspondence, 1845-1849

Creator/Contributor:

Reed, James Frazier, 1800-1874, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Keyes, Robert C., Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Keyes, James W., Correspondent.

Abstract:

Letters from member of the Donner Party to his brother-in-law, James W. Keyes, describing his journey to California and gold mining ventures there. Two of the letters were published in the Illinois State Register. Also included: letter from another brother-in-law, R.C. Keyes, written shortly after his arrival in California in 1845.

Date:

1845 (issued)

Subject:

Donner Party
Gold mines and mining -- California
Overland journeys to the Pacific

Note:

Photocopies.
Originals in Illinois State Historical Library and the Library of Congress.
FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited.

Physical Description:

1 portfolio.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 70/193 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited.