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Varley Bedford correspondence, 1848-1871.
BANC MSS 2013/122 1 box
Collection Overview

Title:

Varley Bedford correspondence, 1848-1871

Creator/Contributor:

Bedford, Varley, 1826-1871, creator, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Bedford, Richard, 1812-1884, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Condo, Richard, correspondent.

Abstract:

Contains eight handwritten letters concerning Varley Bedford, a surveyor from Pennsylvania, who eventually relocated to California to search for gold. They include correspondence with his brother, Rev. R. [Richard] Bedford in Vermont, and to his mother. The letters are addressed from Pennsylvania, Vermont, and California. Two of the letters are from John Condo in El Dorado, California, a friend of Varley Bedford, addressed to Richard Bedford concerning the sickness and death of Varley and the disposition of his remaining goods and wealth.

Date:

1848 (issued)

Subject:

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Bedford, Varley -- 1826-1871 -- Correspondence
Bedford, Richard -- 1812-1884 -- Correspondence
Condo, Richard -- Correspondence
Gold miners -- California
Gold mines and mining -- California
California -- Gold discoveries

Note:

Varley Bedford correspondence, 1848-1871., BANC MSS 2013/122, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from Riverow Bookshop; 20130401.
In English.

Physical Description:

print
1 box (0.2 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2013/122 1 box

Origin:

California