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William C. Thompson letter, 1850 May 20.
Wyles SC 247
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Title:

William C. Thompson letter, 1850 May 20

Creator/Contributor:

Thompson, William C., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

One holograph letter signed by William C. Thompson, Captain of the Steamer "Sarah Sands", from San Simeon Bay, [California] to the Pastor of Mission San Antonio about running out of coal and other supplies and sending three representatives, Francisco Rice, Jorge Mellus, and Roberto Brown to Monterey and San Francisco to obtain them.

Date:

1850 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Thompson, William C -- Correspondence
Rice, Francisco
Mellus, George
Brown, Robert
Sarah Sands (Steamer)
San Antonio de Pádua (Mission) -- History
Ship captains -- Correspondence

Note:

Included in folder are two pages (p. 73-74) from To California on the Sarah Sands: Footnote Eight by Kenneth M. Johnson (California Historical Society Quarterly, Volume XLVII, Number 1, March 1968) with the English translation of the letter.
Use of the collection is unrestricted.
In Spanish.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], William C. Thompson letter. Wyles SC 247. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Letters (correspondence).

Physical Description:

1 item (1 leaf) ; 25 x 20 cm.

Language:

Spanish

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.