Jonathan D. Dunlap Papers

1868-1890


Descriptive Summary

Title: Jonathan D. Dunlap Papers
Dates: 1868-1890
Collection Number: GC 1008
Creator/Collector:
Extent: .8 linear ft. (Boxes: 2 legal)
Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Abstract: Primarily correspondence to Dunlap, with some telegrams and statements; Dunlap's certificates of appointment are included.
Language of Material: English

Access

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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

Jonathan D. Dunlap Papers. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Biography/Administrative History

Dunlap was appointed Deputy U.S. Marshal for the District of California in 1868; he was appointed Deputy U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of California in 1869; he was again appointed to the Southern District in 1874.

Scope and Content of Collection

Primarily correspondence to Dunlap, with some telegrams and statements; Dunlap's certificates of appointment are included. The bulk of the material concerns land problems, especially as related to the railroads. Also contains material on military desertions, fugitives, illegal liquor traffic and various matters related to the duties of the Deputy Marshal of the United States. 1868-1890, undated.