Register of the J. Benjamin Howe Letter

Mandeville Special Collections Library 0175S
UC, San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093-0175
Phone: (858) 534-2533
Fax: (858) 534-5950
Email: spcoll@ucsd.edu
Repository Website: http://orpheus.ucsd.edu/speccoll/
© 1997
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Register of the J. Benjamin Howe Letter,1849

MSS 0208

Mandeville Special Collections Library

GEISEL LIBRARY



UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO

La Jolla, CA 92093-0175

Contact Information:

  • Mandeville Special Collections Library 0175S
  • UC, San Diego
  • La Jolla, CA 92093-0175
  • Phone: (858) 534-2533
  • Fax: (858) 534-5950
  • Email: spcoll@ucsd.edu
  • Repository Website: http://orpheus.ucsd.edu/speccoll/
© 1997 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.
This file last updated: July 1997.

DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title: J. Benjamin Howe Letter,
Date (inclusive): 1849
Collection number: MSS 0208
Extent: 0.10 linear feet (1 item (3 leaves) in one folder.)
Repository: Mandeville Special Collections Library, Geisel Library, UC, San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093-0175
Shelf Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language: English.

Preferred Citation

J. Benjamin Howe Letter, MSS 0208. Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

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."