Guide to the Hiram Dwight Pierce Letters, 1849-1881

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Guide to the Hiram Dwight Pierce Letters, 1849-1881



California State Library

Sacramento, California

Contact Information:

  • California History Room
  • California State Library
  • Library and Courts Building II
  • 900 N. Street, Room 200
  • P.O. Box 942837
  • Sacramento, California 94237-0001
  • Phone: (916) 654-0176
  • Fax: (916) 654-8777
  • Email: cslcal@library.ca.gov
  • URL: http://www.library.ca.gov/
Processed by:
The California State Library staff
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1999 California State Library. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Hiram Dwight Pierce Letters,
Date (inclusive): 1849-1881
Box Number: 281
Creator: Pierce, Hiram Dwight, 1819-1881
Extent: 1 box
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Hiram Dwight Pierce Letters, California State Library.

Access Points

Pierce, Hiram Dwight, 1810-1881
California--Gold discoveries.
Gold mines and mining--California--Mariposa County

Contents

Correspondence.

Biography

Hiram Pierce was born May 25, 1810 in New York. He came to California in 1849 and mined for gold at Washington Flat and Long Canyon in Mariposa County. He returned home in 1851. His son, George, came to California in 1875 and worked as a well digger in Sacramento and Bakersfield. George died an accidnetal death in July, 1881, in iOroville, California.

Correspondents

Major Correspondents

  • Pierce, Sara Jane
  • Pierce, George H.

Other Correspondents

  • Ostrom, Alvin

Container List

Box 281

Arranged chronologically