Guide to the John Franklin Miller Collection, 1855-1890

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California State Library. All rights reserved.

Guide to the John Franklin Miller Collection, 1855-1890



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: John Franklin Miller Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1855-1890
Box Number: 447-450
Creator: Miller, John Franklin, 1831-1886
Extent: 4 boxes
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions of Use

Please credit California State Library.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Franklin Miller Collection, California State Library.

Access Points

Ranch life--California--Napa
Miller, John Franklin, 1831-1886
Pioneers--California
California--Politics and government--1856-1885

Contents

Business papers, certificates, checks, clippings, letters, calling cards, legal papers, pamphlets, menus, photographs.

Biography

John Franklin Miller, was a U. S. Senator from California from1881 through1886. He was born in South Bend, Indiana November 21, 1831. A lawyer and rancher, he lived in California during 1853-55. He returned to Indiana and served in the Indiana State Senate. He was a Civil War General with the Indiana Volunteers in 1861-1865. He returned to California in 1865 and lived in San Francisco and Napa. Until 18870 he was collector for the Port of San Francisco Miller died March 8, 1886 in Washington, D.C.

Correspondents

Major Correspondents

  • Miller, William, 1809-1879
  • Mulhale, Daniel

Other Correspondents

  • Miller, Clay
  • Colfax, Shuyler, 1823-1885
  • Ord, James C.
  • Wheeler, E. D.
  • Clover, Richard

Material Transferred from the Collection

  • Photographs to picture file and photographers file.

Container List

Box 447

Business papers, certificates, checks, clippings, ephemera, legal papers, notes and drafts, pamphlets and menus.

Box 448

Incoming correspondence n.d. to 4/19/1869.

Box 449

Incoming correspondence 4/20/1869 to 9/4/1885.

Box 450

Photographs and Senator Miller's telegraphic code book.