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James Alexander Forbes papers, 1845-1853.
BANC FILM 3172; BANC MSS C-B 679 Box 1
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Title:

James Alexander Forbes papers, 1845-1853

Creator/Contributor:

Forbes, James Alexander, 1804?-1881, creator

Abstract:

Correspondence and documents to and from Forbes concerning J.S. Frémont and incidents leading to the Bear Flag revolt; description of battle of Santa Clara in Dec. 1846, and account of New Almaden Mines.

Date:

1845 (issued)

Subject:

Frémont, John Charles -- 1813-1890
New Almaden Quicksilver Mines.
Bear Flag Revolt, 1846
Mercury mines and mining -- California
Santa Clara, Battle of, Calif., 1847
California -- History -- 1846-1850

Note:

Also available on microfilm with call number BANC FILM 3172.
Some materials are photocopies.
From various sources indicated on folders; some from the T.W. Norris Collection.
Forms part of the Robert Ernest Cowan Collection.

Physical Description:

print
1 box (.2 linear ft.)
1 microfilm reel : negative (BNEG Box 3351, 113 frames) and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC FILM 3172
BANC MSS C-B 679 Box 1

Origin:

California