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William Edward Lovett papers, 1857-1892 (bulk 1857-1883).
BANC MSS 2004/176 c Box 1; BANC MSS 2004/176 c Box 2; BANC MSS 2004/176 c Box 3; BANC MSS 2004/176 c Box 4; ...
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Title:

William Edward Lovett papers, 1857-1892 (bulk 1857-1883)

Creator/Contributor:

Lovett, William Edward, 1823-1883, creator

Abstract:

include correspondence, legal documents, accounts, speeches, and newspaper clippings. Correspondence includes letters between his stagecoach company and the Postmaster General regarding mail routes in San Benito county and letters dealing with cases and politics. Legal documents include work done on cases for seamen complaints against shipping companies, railroads, and land disputes. Speeches discuss the American Flag, Local Option Law, Temperance, and the U.S. Centennial.
include correspondence, legal documents, scrapbooks, and photographs. Also includes wife Nancy Dinsmore Bixby Lovett's diary, a short story, biography and genealogy on William Edward Lovett and family research notes about Lovett.

Date:

1857 (issued)

Subject:

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Lovett, William Edward -- 1823-1883 -- Archives
Lovett family
Lovett, Nancy Dinsmore Bixby -- 1829-1895 -- Diaries
Lovett, William Edward -- 1823-1883 -- Portraits
Lovett, Nancy Dinsmore Bixby -- 1829-1895 -- Portraits
Temperance -- California
Sailors -- United States -- Social conditions -- 19th century
Lawyers -- California -- History
Real property -- California
Stagecoach lines -- California
Postmasters general
Flags -- United States -- History
United States -- Centennial celebrations, etc

Note:

Includes black and white photograph reprints of William Edward Lovett and Nancy Dinsmore Bixby Lovett.
William Edward Lovett, a native of Beverly, Mass., was born Oct. 3, 1823. He was a cabin boy, a lawyer, a California State Senator from Monterey and San Benito counties, a Calif. gubernatorial candidate, Indian agent, Asst. U.S. Attorney General. He also co-owned a stage coach company and was active in the Temperance Movement. Before coming to Calif. in 1849 he spent many years in Mazatlan, Mexico where he became fluent in Spanish. William Edward Lovett died in 1883.

Type:

Scrapbooks.
Clippings.
Photographs.
Diaries.

Physical Description:

print
4 boxes and 5 oversize folders (1.65 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2004/176 c Box 1
BANC MSS 2004/176 c Box 2
BANC MSS 2004/176 c Box 3
BANC MSS 2004/176 c Box 4
BANC MSS 2004/176 c

Origin:

California