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William Elder letters to his wife and his cousin, 1850-1851.
BANC MSS C-B 623
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Title:

William Elder letters to his wife and his cousin, 1850-1851

Creator/Contributor:

Elder, William, 1812-1876, creator

Abstract:

Letters from Panama describe his trip across the Isthmus and his difficulty securing passage to California. Letters from California contain description of San Francisco and of experiences gold mining and store-keeping.

Date:

1850 (issued)

Subject:

Gold mines and mining -- California
Panama, Isthmus of (Panama)
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Description and travel
California -- Economic conditions

Physical Description:

1 portfolio.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-B 623

Origin:

California