Family, business and political correspondence, including transcripts of 10 additional letters received by A.P. Catlin.
Amos Parmelee Catlin, born in New York in 1823, studied law there, came to California in 1849 to practice law and mine extensively
at Mormon Island. In 1850 he formed a short-lived law partnership with John Currey in Sacramento. Catlin also became, at times,
deeply involved in politics. Running for various positions, he was elected state Senator twice. He died in 1900.
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