Correspondence and travel diary. Letters describe voyages to the Pacific Coast, daily
activities, and comment upon the election of Lincoln and slavery. Diary describes Asa
Taylor's 1969 trip east by van to see Taylor family homes.
Wilbur and Young Dougherty were early California settlers and farmers. Young Dougherty
and his wife, Mary, sailed from New York in 1851 and settled in Bear River, Sutter
Please credit California State Library.