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Finding aid of the Logan Fay Letters C058846
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Letters to and from Logan Fay, dated 1849-1853. All deal with his travel to, and subsequent life in, San Francisco. He talks about his soap business, the conditions in the city and a small robbery that occurred at his house.
Logan Fay came from New York to California on the schooner "Chance" in 1849. He set up a soap business with his brother, David Fay, in San Francisco ca. 1853. He had a brother named John Fay who lived in New York. He returned to New York sometime in the late 1850s or early 1860s.
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