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William Penn Abrams diary, 1849-1851.
BANC MSS C-F 65; BANC MSS C-F 65 positive microfilm
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Title:

William Penn Abrams diary, 1849-1851

Creator/Contributor:

Abrams, William Penn, 1820-1873, creator

Abstract:

Daily record of trip to California from Alabama (from New Orleans to Chagres on brig, Pedraza; from Panama to San Francisco on brig, Copiapó); experiences in California including the "Stanislaus diggins," visit to Major Savage and view of Yosemite Valley, Oct., 1849; location of steam sawmill near Oregon City. Also a passenger and crew list of the Copiapó and journal, Nov., 1850-May, 1851, of voyage around the Horn to Oregon, with his family, on the bark, Francis and Louisa.

Date:

1849 (issued)

Subject:

Savage, James D -- 1823-1852
Copiapó (Brig)
Pedraza (Brig)
Francis and Louisa (Bark)
Voyages to the Pacific coast
Ships
Gold mines and mining -- Associations, institutions, etc
Mines and mineral resources -- California
Sawmills -- Oregon
Yosemite Valley (Calif.)
Panama, Isthmus of (Panama)
Yosemite National Park (Calif.)

Note:

Also available on microfilm.

Physical Description:

1 v. & 2 folders in portfolio.
partial microfilm reel (93 exposures) : negative (Rich. 94:14) and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-F 65
BANC MSS C-F 65 positive microfilm

Origin:

California