Contains 2 undated newspaper clippings concerning Jacob Ezekiel, his part in the Nuttman Libel case and a fire in which 2
children were burned to death, and one commission certificate certifying that he has been elected first lieutenant of Company
J of the Andrew Jackson regiment of the Militia of Louisiana in 1846.
Jacob Ezekiel was a prominent member of the San Francisco Fire Department, and eventually became the Secretary. He was involved
in a lawsuit against James E. Nuttman where the latter was accused of libelling the former. In 1846 he served in as Lieutenant
of Company J in the Andrew Jackson militia regiment in Louisiana. He was married to Rebecca Ezekiel. He died on 10/17/1860
and was buried on 10/18/1860 in "the jewish cemetery, near the Mission" (Daily Alta california, 10/19/1860).
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