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John Clar papers, 1845-1883.
BANC MSS C-B 758
Collection Overview

Title:

John Clar papers, 1845-1883

Creator/Contributor:

Clar, John, 1813-1884, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Sloat, John D. (John Drake)

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft, George, 1800-1891, Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Forbes, James Alexander, 1804?-1881

Creator/Contributor:

Wood, William Maxwell, 1809-1880

Abstract:

Contents: Letter, Sept. 10, 1845, from Clar to George Bancroft, requesting disability pay, enclosing copy of statements by William Maxwell Wood, fleet surgeon, and John D. Sloat; reply from Bancroft; letter, Nov. 22, 1881, from James Alexander Forbes, to William H. Davis protesting difference in his salary and Clar's; transcript of letter, Sept. 16, 1883, from Clar to A.M. Kenady, telling of his work in translating and copying land claim documents while he was with the U.S. Surveyor General's Office, with additional autobiographical information; and undated personal notebook, containing notes on early California history, some relating to land cases and surveys.

Date:

1845 (issued)

Subject:

California -- History -- To 1846
California -- Lands

Note:

All materials except personal notebook photocopies.
Location of originals unknown.
Photocopies FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited.

Physical Description:

1 portfolio.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-B 758

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Photocopies FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited.