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Finding aid of the Carlos Burruss Papers C057743
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  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Donor
  • Biographical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Existence and Location of Originals note

  • Title: Burruss, Carlos Papers
    Identifier/Call Number: C057743
    Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
    Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
    Physical Description: 1.0 folder (1 page)
    Date: May 3, 1846
    Abstract: A Mexican passport issued on May 3, 1846 to a Don Carlos Burruss, requesting safe passage on his trip to the Port of Mazatlan. The passport is signed by a Pablo de la Pomilla.

    Conditions Governing Access note

    Collection open for research

    Conditions Governing Use note

    There are no restrictions on access

    Preferred Citation note

    Carlos Burruss Papers, The Society of California Pioneers

    Donor

    Donor and acquisition date unknown

    Biographical note

    Carlos Burruss is believed to be Captain Charles Burroughs, from St. Louis, Missouri, and who served in General Fremont’s third battalion. Burroughs was killed in action at the Battle of Natividad near Salinas, California on November 16, 1946, having recently been made a captain. (Source: J.M. Guinn, History and Biographical Record of Monterey and San Benito Counties. Vol. 1, 1910.)

    Scope and Contents note

    A Mexican passport issued on May 3, 1846 to a Don Carlos Burruss, requesting safe passage on his trip to the Port of Mazatlan. The passport is signed by a Pablo de la Pomilla.

    Existence and Location of Originals note

    The Society of California Pioneers. 300 Fourth Street. San Francisco, CA 94107

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    California--History--1846-1850
    Mexican War, 1846-1848--Military Personnel--American
    Passports--Mexico--History