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Guide to the Otis K. Freeman Collection, 1838-1881
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Description
Business papers and memorabilia.
Background
Otis K. Freeman was born in or around 1836. He was employed as a purser for the Pacific Mail Steamship Company line for many years. He first sailed at age twenty-one and had gone around the world one hundred times. He was the first white man to open a steamship office in Japan and was in charge of the Pacific Mail office there for seventeen years. He died in San Francisco, June 19, 1915.
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Please credit California State Library.
Availability
Unrestricted.