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Guide to the Dougherty Family Correspondence, 1853-1969
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Description
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.
Background
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 County.
Restrictions
Please credit California State Library.
Availability
Unrestricted.