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Register of the Fountain Humboldt County History Collection, 1850-1903
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BOX 1: FOUNTAIN HUMBOLDT COUNTY HISTORY COLLECTION

 

1.1 "The SETTLEMENT of the HUMBOLDT BAY REGION IN 1850" #1

 

Captain Tichenor................................................1

 

Extracts From the Manuscript of Frank Tichenor..................2

 

Analysis of Tichenor Manuscript.................................5

 

Kelsey, Benjamin................................................9

 

The Claim of Captain William Tichenor at Bucksport.............14

 

The First Claims Chosen in Eureka..............................18

 

The First Preemption Claim in Arcata...........................23

 

1.2 "The SETTLEMENT of the HUMBOLDT BAY REGION IN 1850" #2

 

Inman, Joshua..................................................27

 

Kelsey, Samuel.................................................32

 

Preston, John Calvin...........................................36

 

Alexander Brizard Pack Train at Chevret Ranch (photo)..........39

 

Preston, John Calvin (continued)...............................40

 

The Preston Family.............................................42

 

1.3 "The SETTLEMENT of the HUMBOLDT BAY REGION IN 1850" #3

 

The Preston Family.............................................47

 

Preston-McDowell Forest Site to be Dedicated...................52

 

Jones, Elisha B................................................53

 

Christiansen, Christain........................................58

 

Eiswald, Adolph................................................59

 

Harrison, Maple Preston - notes from...........................61

 

Mad River Billy................................................61

 

Adolph Eiswald's Claim.........................................64

 

Leeper, David..................................................65

 

Lothian, Peter.................................................69

 

Teeters, Paris.................................................73

 

The Isaac Nixon Claim..........................................74

 

Prigmore, Ephraim..............................................78

 

1.4 "The SETTLEMENT of the HUMBOLDT BAY REGION IN 1850" #4

 

Graham, Julius W...............................................81

 

Nelson, Sigvard................................................82

 

Winders, Robert J..............................................83

 

The Lindsey Family.............................................87

 

Hannah Preston Gault's Contribution............................87

 

The Liscom Family..............................................92

 

The Liscom Family (continued)..................................96

 

Mrs. Fountain Takes Vacation; Interlude Series.................99

 

1.5 "A SCHOOL MA'AM'S LETTERS" :August 5, 1903 - November 6, 1903

 

1.6 "A SCHOOL MA'AM'S LETTERS" :November 8, 1903 - April 25, 1904

 

1.7 "A SCHOOL MA'AM'S LETTERS" :April 27, 1904 - June 18, 1904