Finding aid of the James Cole Papers C057961

Finding aid prepared by Alexandria Brown
Society of California Pioneers
300 Fourth Street
San Francisco, CA, 94107-1272
(415) 959-1849
pkeats@californiapioneers.org
10/11/2011


Title: Cole, James Papers
Identifier/Call Number: C057961
Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
Language of Material: English
Storage Unit: 3-18C
Storage Unit: C057961
Physical Description: 1.0 folder (2 letters, 1 item)
Date (inclusive): 1853-1859
Abstract: This folder contains three items: one approved application for US citizenship for Cole drafted by Solano County clerk Joseph P. Vaughn on April 8, 1953; one property bill of sale from John H. Pickering to Cole on November 15, 1853; and one Solano County real estate tax form regarding Cole from 1859. The citizenship application contains a little biographical information.
creator: Cole, James, 1815-?

Existence and Location of Originals note

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

Scope and Contents note

This folder contains three items: one approved application for US citizenship for Cole drafted by Solano County clerk Joseph P. Vaughn on April 8, 1953; one property bill of sale from John H. Pickering to Cole on November 15, 1853; and one Solano County real estate tax form regarding Cole from 1859. The citizenship application contains a little biographical information.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection open for research.

Conditions Governing Access note

There are no restrictions on access.

Preferred Citation note

James Cole Papers. The Society of California Pioneers.

Donor

Donor and date of acquisition unknown.

Biographical/Historical note

Little is known about James "Jim" Cole except that he was born in Great Britian in approximately 1815. On May 8, 1847 he filed an application stating his intent to apply for citizenship, and he was granted US citizenship on April 8, 1853 in Solano County. He later maintained real estate there.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Citizenship--California
Receipts (financial records).
Tax collection--California