Title:Miles Palmerton letter to Joshua F. Seaman
Creator/Contributor:Palmerton, Miles, creator, correspondent.
Handwritten letter from a gold miner in Sacramento, California to a friend in Malta, New York. Contains details of his activities
as a storeowner, quartz and gold miner, and descriptions of California life. He also writes, "... the gambling houses are
shutting their doors that is a good sign that the Society is improving." Written in the left margin in another hand is this
statement, "Last letter from Miles P. - fate unknown - thought murdered." Includes the original envelope postmarked June 20
from Sacramento, California.
Palmerton, Miles -- Correspondence
Seaman, Joshua F -- Correspondence
Gold miners -- California -- Correspondence
Gold mines and mining -- California
Quartz mines and mining -- California
California -- Gold discoveries
California -- Description and travel
Miles Palmerton letter to Joshua F. Seaman, BANC MSS 2018/67, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase from Langdon Manor Books ; 2019.
1 (4 1 envelope
BANC MSS 2018/67