Title:Cyrus Bayles letters: to his family : ALS, 1850-1865
Creator/Contributor:Bayles, Cyrus., creator
Written from the time he left East Troy, Wisconsin, describing overland journey to California; mining in and near Placerville;
purchasing property, water races, and grocery stores; raising cattle; trading gold dust. Letters reflect economic life and
mining activities, locally and at Virginia City, Nevada.
Subject:Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Personal narratives
Gold mines and mining -- California -- Placer County
Gold mines and mining -- Nevada
Cattle -- California
36 items plus transcripts (40 p.) in box.
BANC MSS 86/82 c