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Orleans Longacre letters : to Jim Longacre : ALS, 1864-1865.
BANC MSS 87/164 c
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Title:

Orleans Longacre letters: to Jim Longacre : ALS, 1864-1865

Creator/Contributor:

Longacre, Orleans., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Longacre, Jim, Correspondent.

Abstract:

Letters written to his brother, Jim, from Mare Island Navy Yard, San Francisco Bay, Panama, and the coast of Central America deal primarily with day-to-day concerns. They also offer references to local events and activities, such as the imprisonment of pirates on Alcatraz, his acquaintance with Frank Hodgeson, mathematics professor at California College; and events of the Civil War and evidence of U. S. involvement in Central America, notably San Salvador.

Date:

1864 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
California -- Social life and customs -- 19th century

Note:

Collection includes these letters in typewritten form.
Letters are signed: Orly.

Physical Description:

10 items (1 box).

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 87/164 c

Origin:

California