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Thomas Sayre diary and account book, 1839-1882.
BANC MSS C-F 200 v.1-2; BANC MSS C-F 200
Collection Overview

Title:

Thomas Sayre diary and account book, 1839-1882

Creator/Contributor:

Sayre, Thomas, creator, author.

Abstract:

Record of a journey, 1849-1850 (64 pages), with a party of Americans from Tampico to Mazatlán, via San Luis Potosí and Tepatitlán [de Morelos]; then via ship to San Francisco. Records brief stay in San Francisco, then travel to gold mines near Jacksonville. Account of Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian revolution copied from an unknown source. Written from the back: notes and accounts. Loose item (2 pages) in separate folder.
Receipt book, 1839, and account book, approximately 1865-1882 (177 pages). Page 78A in separate folder. Pages 99 to 177 are written from the back. Pencilled notations on inside covers. Contains recipes for medicinal purposes.

Date:

1849 (issued)

Subject:

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Sayre, Thomas -- Diaries
Toussaint Louverture -- 1743-1803
Voyages to the Pacific coast -- Personal narratives
Gold mines and mining -- California
Medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions
Manners and customs
Medicine
Travel
Voyages to the Pacific coast
Mexico -- Description and travel
Mexico -- Social life and customs
California -- History -- 1846-1850
California -- Description and travel
California -- Gold discoveries
Haiti -- History -- Revolution, 1791-1804
California
Mexico

Note:

Volume 1: Also available on microfilm.
Thomas Sayre diary and account book, BANC MSS C-F 200, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
In English.

Type:

Diaries.
Autobiographies.
Account books.
Personal narratives.
Prescriptions, formulae, receipts, etc.
Diaries.
Autobiographies.
Maps.

Physical Description:

print
microfilm reel
2
1 negative (Rich. 855:3) and positive

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-F 200 v.1-2
BANC MSS C-F 200

Origin:

California