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William Letts Oliver miscellany, 1876-1907.
BANC FILM 2404; BANC MSS C-I 39 v.1-2 (in one box); BANC MSS C-I 39 v.3; BANC MSS C-I 39 v.4; ...
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Title:

William Letts Oliver miscellany, 1876-1907

Creator/Contributor:

Oliver, William Letts, 1844-1918, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Janin, Louis, 1837-1914

Creator/Contributor:

Hornung, Gustave C. P.

Creator/Contributor:

Loring, Harriet G.

Creator/Contributor:

Edwards, R. W., fl. 1877

Creator/Contributor:

Hall, Frederic W., Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

McKeand, G. W.

Creator/Contributor:

Borneo Company

Creator/Contributor:

Madison Street Planing Mills (Oakland, Calif.)

Abstract:

Vol. 1 and v. 2: Abstracts of title and related papers for two properties in Oakland, Calif. The first, dated 1887, for land on Central Ave. (or West Twelfth St.) near Linden, contains loose title papers relating to Oliver's purchase of a home at 1110 Twelfth St. from Gustave C.P. Hornung of Marysville, and includes deeds to the property from Harriet G. Loring, 1876 and from R. W. Edwards, 1877, as well as the sales contract and tax receipts. The second, dated 1906, for Block 37, between Jackson and Madison St. and Fourth and Fifth Streets, contains a letter from attorney, Frederic W. Hall, reporting his filing of the deed from Madison Street Planing Mills to Oliver. A small (1.25"x.75") black and white portrait of G.W. McKeand, the searcher of records, is mounted on the back inside cover of v. 2.
Vol. 3: "Extracts from a report to the Borneo Company, on the occurrence and metallurgy of quicksilver ores," by Louis Janin, Jr., M.E.
Vol. 4: Scrapbook on explosive materials and explosions, 1876-1882.

Date:

1876 (issued)

Subject:

Land titles -- California -- Oakland
Mercury mines and mining
Mercury mines and mining -- California
Oakland (Calif.) -- Lands

Note:

Scrapbook, v. 4 : RESTRICTED ORIGINAL. USE MICROFILM COPY ONLY WITH CALL NUMBER BANC FILM 2404. Use of original only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquires concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.

Physical Description:

print
4 v.
1 microfilm reel : negative (BNEG Box 2679) and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC FILM 2404
BANC MSS C-I 39 v.1-2 (in one box)
BANC MSS C-I 39 v.3
BANC MSS C-I 39 v.4
BANC MSS C-I 39

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Scrapbook, v. 4 : RESTRICTED ORIGINAL. USE MICROFILM COPY ONLY WITH CALL NUMBER BANC FILM 2404. Use of original only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquires concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.