Title:William Heeser papers, 1857-1916
Creator/Contributor:Heeser, William, 1822-1906, creator
Creator/Contributor:Haight, Henry H., 1825-1878, signer.
Creator/Contributor:Drum, James L., 1848?-, signer.
Creator/Contributor:Nelson, Mary Ann, 1873-1947
Creator/Contributor:California, Governor (1867-1871 : Haight)
Contains mostly deeds along with a smaller number of other related real estate legal documents such as bills of sale, receipts,
tax sales, account sheets, etc. for property transactions involving William Heeser. Also contains a small amount of similar
materials unrelated to Heeser. Includes a state of California letters patent issued to Heeser on November 29, 1871 for 30/100's
of an acre of tide lands in Mendocino County. The letters patent has a gold paper seal of California affixed and is signed
by the governor of California, Henry H. Haight. Other miscellaneous materials include correspondence, a drawing book of Mary
Ann [Mamie] Nelson with pencil sketches of buildings, flowers, and butterflies, and a pictorial baptismal certificate (35.5
x 28 cm) of Augustus Alfred Heeser, William Heeser's son, from the First Presbyterian Church, Mendocino, California, signed
by Pastor James L. Drum. The pictorial portion at the top of the certificate (20.5 x 16 cm) depicts an infant baptismal ceremony
inside a large church, and at the bottom is a smaller pictorial scene from the Bible (7.5 x 4 cm).
Heeser, William -- 1822-1906 -- Archives
Heeser, William -- 1822-1906 -- Correspondence
Heeser, Augustus Alfred -- 1877-
Real property -- California -- Mendocino
Real property -- California -- Mendocino County
Mendocino County (Calif.)
William Heeser papers, 1857-1916, BANC MSS 2013/121, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from Barney F. Chapman; 20130401.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 2013.115).
William Heeser (born August 28, 1822 in Koblenz, Germany; died April 9, 1906 in California) was a German-American newspaper
publisher and banker in Mendocino County, California.
2 boxes, 1 oversize folder (0.65 linear feet)
BANC MSS 2013/121 box 1
BANC MSS 2013/121 box 2
BANC MSS 2013/121 oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 2013/121