Title:William A. January letters: Placerville and San Jose, Calif. : ALS, 1853-1911
Creator/Contributor:January, William A., creator
Creator/Contributor:Wall, William S.
In three letters to his aunt and cousin Clementina and William Wall of Kentucky written from Placerville, William A. January
describes life changes, the Temperance movement, fashion, newly married life, politics, newspapers, and frustrated attempts
to see his friend and fellow Mason Mr. Gelwicks elected as State Printer. The remaining five letters were written to cousins
Lucile and William Wall in Dallas, Texas. In these letters, written on Santa Clara County letterhead with January indicated
as Tax Collector, he discusses the Klondike Gold Rush, Spanish-American War, family members, running for office, growing old,
and other topics.
Gelwicks, Daniel W
Spanish-American War, 1898
Printing industry -- California
Families -- United States
California -- Politics and government
Printer and tax collector.
1 portfolio (.1 linear ft.)
BANC MSS 98/128 c