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Register of the Stockton (Calif.) Furniture Factory Records & "Fica" Dorrance Scrapbook, 1879-1882; 1897
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VOLUME ONE: "DAY BOOK, 1879-1882" [N.B.--Entries contain name of customer, description of item(s), cost]

 

front paper---"Fica Dorrance/February 17, 1897/Stockton..."

 

p. 1----------Table of Contents [by Fica D.?; to what?] ["Chapters" incl. "History," "Poetry," "Religious," "Biography," etc.]

 

pp. 3-46------STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS: Log of work done for customers, 11-12/1879

 

pp. 47-56-----[missing]

 

pp. 56-80-----STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS: Log of work done for customers, 1-2/1880 [p. 77 torn out, lying loose in book]

 

pp. 81-88-----[missing]

 

pp. 89-104----STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS: Log of work done for customers, 3-4/1880

 

pp. 105-110---[missing]

 

pp. 111-237---STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS: Log of work done for customers, 4-12/1880

 

pp. 238-433---STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS: Log of work done for customers, 1-12/1881

 

pp. 434-478---STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS: Log of work done for customers, 1-5/1882

 

pp. 479-480---[Blank]

 

endpaper------"Arrington Lunt, eldest child of William..." [paragraph of genealogical info, n.d.]

 

VOLUME TWO: "STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS, 1880-1881" [N.B.--chiefly now a scrap and note book of Fica Dorrance]

 

Tabular section--STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS: Alphabetical list of customer names and page numbers {3 pp.); from tab "C" through "V" are clippings w/ occasional lists of names [15 pp.]; remaining tabs have been removed

 

pp. 1-2----------Cut in half lengthwise; contain clippings

 

pp. 3-15---------Clippings [chiefly sentimental poetry]

 

p. 16------------Clipping: "The Glory of Mendocino"

 

pp. 17-59--------Clippings, many on women's issues [p. 24, 28, 37-39, 48, 56 have no clippings; p. 36 nearly bare]

 

p. 40------------"Dance on Buena Vista's summit" [Calif. Indians]

 

pp. 60-61--------Clipping: "Christmas at Fort Sutter in 1847"

 

p. 62------------STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS:Payments to H.S. Fickett [owner of Stockton Furniture Factory bldg.], 1879

 

pp. 63-74--------[missing]

 

p. 75------------STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS

 

p. 76------------"A California episode of Ulysses S. Grant"

 

p. 77------------STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS

 

pp. 78-79--------"Stanford clashes w/ Berkeley on the solution life"

 

p. 81------------"A Bradley Martin affair in Siskiyou"

 

pp. 82-83--------"The Jesse Benton Fremont of today"

 

p. 90------------STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS

 

pp. 94-104-------STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS

 

pp. 105-116------[missing]

 

p. 117-----------STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS

 

p. 120-----------"By a Californian" [bk. review of W.C. Morrow's The Ape, the Idiot & Other People]

 

p. 128-130-------STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS

 

p. 132-----------STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS

 

pp. 134-135------STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS

 

p. 137-----------STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS

 

p. 139-----------"California field idylls"

 

p. 142-----------STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS

 

p. 150-----------STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS

 

p. 151-----------"George De Long writes a play..."

 

p. 152-----------STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS

 

p. 158-----------STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS

 

pp. 163-172------[missing]

 

pp. 173-74-------essay: "California" (1863)

 

p. 175-----------essay: "Cal. Scenery"

 

p. 176-----------essay: "Flowers"

 

pp.177-78--------essay: "Lake & Mountain"

 

pp.179-85--------essay: "A Midsummer Night in California"

 

pp.186-87--------poem: "Joe Bowers" [by C.W. Haskins]

 

p. 188-----------essay: "Not of California can it be sung..."

 

pp.189-90--------essay: "Southern Cal."

 

p. 191-----------essay: "Discovery in gold"

 

pp.192-93--------poem: "The Last Taschastas"

 

pp.195-96--------essay: "All cities are alike after all"

 

p. 197-----------poem: "Truth is never a babe and never a hag"

 

pp.198-202-------essay: "An Indian hangs from a cliff of granit [sic]like an eagle"

 

pp.203-211-------[missing]

 

pp.211-12--------poem: "Thoughts of the past take hope..." [loose; laid in betw. 202 & 213]

 

pp.213-14--------poem: "When music's heavenly maid was young..."

 

pp.215-226-------[missing]

 

pp.228-237-------address: "I assure you it gives me great pleasure..."

 

pp.238;243-245---clippings misc.

 

p. 246-----------clippings: "Another pioneer passes over" [Henry Livingston, journalist]

 

pp. 251-52-------clippings: "The great march of the intellect"

 

pp. 253-60-------[missing]

 

pp. 263-69-------clippings: "Angel's Wickedness"

 

pp. 270-73-------clippings: "Longfellow Advises"

 

p. 275-----------clippings: "The first Thanksgiving Day celebration in California"

 

pp. 277-280------[missing]

 

pp. 281-282------STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS

 

p. 283-----------clippings: "The Story of the Utica Mine"

 

p. 284-----------STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS

 

p. 285-----------clippings: "Death of Capt. W.F. Swasey..."

 

pp. 288-289------STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS

 

pp. 290-91-------clippings: "First to sail into our port" [Cpt. Ebenezer Dorr];"Ella R. Henderson entertains w/ a recital" [loose; laid in]

 

pp. 292-93-------clippings: "San Francisco of today"

 

p. 294-----------STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS

 

p. 300-----------clippings: "Tributes to pioneers"[Stockton]

 

pp. 301-302------STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS

 

p. 304-----------STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS

 

pp. 305-306------[missing]

 

p. 307-----------STOCKTON FURNITURE FACTORY RECORDS

 

p. 309-----------clippings: "Oakland's latest engagement" [Richard L. Partington & Ida B. Hussey]

 

p. 310-----------clippings: "A medal for California" [at World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893]; "The Bear Flag"

 

p. 311-----------clippings: "The significance of the day" [Admission Day]

 

pp. 314-15-------essay: A Dialogue: "He" & "She" [written upside down from preceding]

 

pp. 316-19-------essay: "The Prophet's mission is to please..."

 

pp. 342-338------story: "I am on board a yacht which leaps..."[written upside down from preceding, i.e. text begins w/ pg. 342 and proceeds through lower # to end]

 

pp. 337-336------story: "At Paris it was in the Louvre that I first saw her..."

 

pp. 334-324------story: "A Dream or a Delusion" [same story as preceding, extended & varied]

 

Endpapers--------essay: "Utopia"