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.
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.
Bedford, Varley -- 1826-1871 -- Correspondence
Bedford, Richard -- 1812-1884 -- Correspondence
Condo, Richard -- Correspondence
Gold miners -- California
Gold mines and mining -- California
California -- Gold discoveries
Varley Bedford correspondence, 1848-1871., BANC MSS 2013/122, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from Riverow Bookshop; 20130401.
1 box (0.2 linear feet)
BANC MSS 2013/122 1 box