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John Berrian Montgomery papers, 1844-1848.
BANC MSS C-A 206
Collection Overview

Title:

John Berrian Montgomery papers, 1844-1848

Creator/Contributor:

Montgomery, John Berrien, 1794-, creator

Abstract:

Copies of letters sent, october 4, 1844 - November 21, 1848, as commander, USS. Portsmouth, preparatory to sailing, en route, and from various stations on the California and Mexican coasts. A few notes and memoranda encluded. Some drafts in his own handwriting. Reel 1: Oct. 4, 1844 - Sept. 15, 1846; Reel 2: Sept. 16, 1846 - Dec. 7, 1846; Reel 3: Jan. 14, 1847 - Dec. 4, 1847; Reel 4: Feb. 14, 1845 - Nov. 21, 1848.
Records prints of selected items from correspondecce.

Date:

1844 (issued)

Subject:

Portsmouth (Corvette)
California -- History -- 1846-1850 -- Sources

Note:

Part I : Original documents held by the National Archives (Record Group 45).

Physical Description:

1 microfilm reel : negative and positive.
1 vol.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-A 206

Origin:

California