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Martin C. Briggs papers, 1847-1908.
BANC MSS C-B 415 CARTON 1; BANC MSS C-B 415; BANC MSS C-B 415
Collection Overview

Title:

Martin C. Briggs papers, 1847-1908

Creator/Contributor:

Briggs, Martin C., 1823-1902, creator

Abstract:

Collection contains letters, sermons, and miscellaneous writings of a Methodist minister in California. Letters are chiefly to R. Burr and were written from Concord, N.H., Boston, the steamship Oregon at sea, and Sacramento. Writings relate to temperance, travel "sketches", the consitution of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and minutes of church committee meetings. Also includes miscellaneous legal documents relating to property, mining stock, and other personal papers, as well as Ellen Green Brigg's book Our pioneer minister's wives.

Date:

1847 (issued)

Subject:

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation.
Methodist Church -- California
Temperance
California -- Description and travel

Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE :&bAdvance notice required for use.

Type:

Legal instruments.
Sermons.

Physical Description:

1 carton, 1 oversize folder (1.25 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-B 415 CARTON 1
BANC MSS C-B 415
BANC MSS C-B 415

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE :&bAdvance notice required for use.