Guide to the Elbert P. Jones papers, 1846-1852
Guide to the Elbert P. Jones Papers, 1846-1852
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Key to Arrangement
Letters written by Elbert P. Jones
1847, Jan. 11 - to Joseph B. Hull (concerning editorial policy of the California Star)
1849, June 14 - to Persifor F. Smith (concerning San Francisco lot of A. B. Thompson)
1849, June 19 - to Bennet Riley (concerning San Francisco lot of A. B. Thompson)
1849, June 20 - to Henry W. Halleck (concerning San Francisco lot of A. B. Thompson). 2 versions
Letters written to Elbert P. Jones
Ackerman, J. Howard
Letter, May 29, 1848
Bale, Edward Turner, 1811-1849
Letter, Jan. 22, 1848
Brannan, Samuel, 1819-1889
Letter, Apr. 18, 1847
Frisbie, John B., 1824-
Letter, Mar. 25, 1848
Halleck, Henry Wager, 1815-1872
2 letters, 1849
Hardie, James Allen, 1823-1876
Letter, June 1, 1849
Hull, Joseph Bartine, 1802-1890
Letter, Jan. 15, 1847
Hyde, George, 1819-1890
Leavenworth, Thaddeus Minor
Letter, Mar. 22, 1848
Lippincott, Benjamin S., 1815?-1870
Letter, Oct. 26, 1846
Tombs, Joseph H.
2 letters, 1850-1851
1848, Mar. 24 - Timothy Murphy to Robert Ridley (concerning sale of town lot by Gregorio Briones). Enclosures: 2 deeds (copies)
1848, Apr. 6 - note by Samuel I. Smith
1848, June 14 - William D. M. Howard to Makee & Anthon (concerning estate of W. A. Leidesdorff). Enclosures: 2 accounts
Alden (S. H.) & Co.
Almond, William B.
Alsop & Brown (Happy Valley House)
Bartlett, Washington Allon, 1820-1871
Bidwell, John, 1819-1900
Brannan (S.) & Co.
Brown, John Henry, 1810-1905
Buckelew, Benjamin R., 1822 ?-1859
Burgoyne & Co.
California Daily Courrier
Coit, Benjamin B., d. 1867
Cordua, Theodor, 1796-1857
Cross, Hobson & Co.
Davis, William Heath, 1822-1909
Dedmond, Joel P.
DeWitt & Harrison
Dickson & Hay
Don Quixote (bark)
Eddy, William M.
Egleston, George W.
Evans, George M.
Folson, Joseph Libbey, 1817-1855
Fourgeaud, Victor J., 1815-1875
Geary, John White, 1819-1873
Gelston & Co.
Gilbert (E.) & Co. (Alta California)
Gilbert, Hubbard & Co. (Alta California)
Gillespie, Charles V.
Glover, William, 1813-1892
Goss & Blanchard
Gray (Nathaniel) & Co.
Grayson, Andrew Jackson, 1819-1869
Grimes, Eliab, 1779-1848
Guerrero y Palomares, Francisco, 1811-1851
Halleck, Peachy & Billings
Hyde, George, 1819-1890
Jones, Elbert P., 1814 ?-1852
Journal of Commerce
Kemble, Edward Cleveland, 1828-1886
Kyburz, Samuel E.
Leavenworth, Thaddeus Minor
Leidesdorff, William Alexander, 1810-1848
Lippett, McAllister & Turk
McAllister, Hall, 1826-1888
McCoon, Perry, d. 1851
McDonald & Buchanan
McKinstry, George, 1810-1890
Mellus & Howard
Nye, Gorham H., 1802-1878
Palmer, Cook & Co.
Parker, Robert A., 1820-1865
Paty, John, 1807-1868
Peachy & Billings
Pell, E. Ward
Poett, J. Henry
Post, George B., d. 1861
Price, Rodman, McCamley, 1816-1894
Richardson, William Antonio, 1796-1856
Ross, Charles L.
Ross, Benton & Co.
San Francisco Herald
Semple, Robert Baylor, 1808-1854
Shelly & Norris
Sherman, Richard Mitchell, 1813-1901
Sherman & Ruckel
Simmons, Bezer, 1810-1850
Simmons, Hutchinson & Co.
Skinner Eugene F., 1809-1864
Stevenson, Jonathan Drake, 1800-1894
Stevenson & Parker
Sutter, John Augustus, 1803-1880
Thompson, Alpheus Basil, 1795-1869
Townsend, Alfred A.
Vioget, Jean Jacques, 1799-1855
Ward & Smith
Wright & Owen
Contracts, leases and other papers relating to the Portsmouth House, Oct. 1846-Sept. 1848. 12 items. Mainly copies, arranged chronologically.
Propositions and contracts for improvements (primarily building houses and filling water lots) made to town lots belonging to E. P. Jones, Jan. 1849-Nov. 1850. 14 items, arranged chronologically.
Papers relating to the San Francisco Town Council
Petitions, proposals and other papers submitted to the Council, 1847-1848. Include requests for appointments as constable, sheriff and watchman; petitions requesting public printing jobs; requests
for deeds to town lots; petitions for filling the lagoon; proposals for surveying the city; proposals and agreements for building
wharves; reports of lots sold at auction; proposals to grade streets, etc. 53 items, arranged chronologically, with undated
material at the end.
Proceedings of Council Meetings
Miscellaneous papers relating to San Francisco.
1847, Mar. 6 - contract (copy) for survey of town by Jasper O'Farrell
1847, July 19 - article of agreement by W. A. Leidesdorff to release a water lot to the town
1847, Aug. 20 - article of agreement by Henry Mellus and W. D. M. Howard to release a lot to the town
1848, Nov. 15 - certified copies (in Spanish) of documents concerning title to property of W. A. Leidesdorff
1849, June 4 - statement relating to town lot of A. B. Thompson signed by W. D. M. Howard, Nathan Spear and others
1849, Oct. - agreement by Mellus & Howard to convey title to a Lot to the town for opening a new street
n.d. - petition to Gov. Mason from citizens of San Francisco for the removal of Alcalde Hyde. Signed by E. P. Jones, William H. Davis and others.
n.d. - assessment list (copy) for flagging four feet, south side of 27th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues
Powers of attorney granted to E. P. Jones by the following:
Cordua, Theodor, Jan. 21, 1847
Kittleman, Thomas, n.d.
McCleery, James, Nov. 3, 1846
Nye, Gorham H., Nov. 19, 1848
Packard, Albert and Dedmund, Joel P., Nov. 6, 1846
Stevenson, Jonathan D. and Parker, William C., Aug. 8, 1850
Thompson, Alpheus Basil, n.d.
Bonds given to town of San Francisco to guarantee payment for town lots, 1847.
Petitions for and title deeds to town lots, transfer deeds, etc.
Miscellaneous papers of E. P. Jones
Miscellaneous contracts and agreements, passport (in oversize portfolio), will, etc. 19 items, arranged chronologically, 1846-1851.