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William Gill letters : American River, Calif. to Comfort Searle, 1851-1852.
BANC MSS 2007/65
Collection Overview

Title:

William Gill letters: American River, Calif. to Comfort Searle, 1851-1852

Creator/Contributor:

Gill, William., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Searle, Comfort.

Creator/Contributor:

Wallace, Els.

Abstract:

Contains 2 letters describing the gold mining successes and failures near Poverty Bar on the American River and elsewhere in California after his friend Searle has left the mines. Letter of December 19, 1851 includes a postscript by Els Wallace.

Date:

1851 (issued)

Subject:

Gold mines and mining -- California -- Yolo County
Gold miners -- California -- Yolo County

Note:

Transcription available for Dec. 19, 1851 letter.
Purchase; from James Smalldon Americana; in 1985 and 2006.
In English.

Physical Description:

print
1 folder.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2007/65

Origin:

California