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Whitcomb family papers, 1851-1877.
BANC MSS C-B 823
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Title:

Whitcomb family papers, 1851-1877

Creator/Contributor:

Whitcomb, Clement Godfrey., Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Whitcomb, Byron., Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Whitcomb, J. Baker., Correspondent.

Abstract:

Letters, mainly from the Whitcomb brothers - Clement Godfrey, Byron and J. Baker - to family in the East. Includes description of Panama in 1851; life in mining communities of Yuba Co.; mines and water ditches; stage coach robbery by Tom Bell, 1856; Civil War, 1861. A few letters written from Auburn, Oregon in 1862.

Date:

1851 (issued)

Subject:

Hodges, Thomas J
Gold mines and mining -- California
Brigands and robbers
Yuba County (Calif.)
Panama -- Description and travel
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Note:

National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections

Type:

Family papers.

Physical Description:

1 box.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-B 823

Origin:

California

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National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections