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Benjamin Southwick letters : Sacramento, Calif., to his mother, Mrs. James Southwick, East Calais, Vt., 1852 Jan 13-1853 Sept. 12.
BANC MSS 96/96 c v.1
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Title:

Benjamin Southwick letters: Sacramento, Calif., to his mother, Mrs. James Southwick, East Calais, Vt., 1852 Jan 13-1853 Sept. 12

Creator/Contributor:

Southwick, Benjamin, creator, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Eastwick, James., Mrs, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Ainsworth, Merrick.

Abstract:

Seven letters (20 p.) from a dairy farmer to his mother concerning his business in Sacramento during the Gold Rush and the great flood and fire in Sacramento. He also responds to the news he has received from her regarging the health and financial situation of family and friends back home. Two of the letters to his mother have a mailing address to a Mr. Merrick Ainsworth in East Calais. Also includes typescript transcriptions of each letter (13 p.).

Date:

1852 (issued)

Subject:

Southwick, Benjamin -- Correspondence
Dairy farming -- California -- Sacramento
Dairy farmers -- California -- Sacramento
Fires -- California -- Sacramento
Floods -- California -- Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.) -- Commerce
Calais (Vt.) -- Social life and customs

Note:

Benjamin Southwick letters : Sacramento, Calif., to his mother, Mrs. James Southwick, East Calais, Vt., 1852 Jan 13-1853 Sept. 12, BANC MSS 96/96 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Dairy farmer in Sacramento; listed at the corner of Twenty-first and G Streets in the 1856 city directory.
In English.

Physical Description:

print
8 folders in portfolio volume (0.1 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 96/96 c v.1

Origin:

California