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Register of the J. Benjamin Howe Letter
MSS 0208  
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Holograph letter addressed "Dear friends, in which Howe describes his journey from Acapulco to San Diego by ship and on foot, working conditions as a cook at Mr. Grey's camp, the whereabouts of various named ships, and how and when he hopes to get to the gold diggings. Includes two long poems, one titled "Pacific Hymn."