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Elkins family letters : from San Diego, Pasadena, Oakland, Hurleton, and Nicolaus (Sutter County) : ALS, 1873-1910.
BANC MSS 99/56 c
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Title:

Elkins family letters: from San Diego, Pasadena, Oakland, Hurleton, and Nicolaus (Sutter County) : ALS, 1873-1910

Creator/Contributor:

Elkins family., creator

Abstract:

Letters mainly to Eleanor and Henry Elkins in New Hampshire from their niece C.G. Elkins and other family in California and in Farmington, Minn. Those written from Nicolaus (Sutter Co.), Hurleton (Butte Co.), describe children, family, home affairs, the large number of Chinese laborers making it hard for others to find work, the dress of a "regular Texan," the unearthing of a mastedon by the Sutter Co. teachers' institute, teaching school, poor conditions boarding as a teacher, marriage, grain harvesting equipment, sending money home for sick relatives, homes and ranch land, health benefits of living in California, the mix of ethnic groups, etc. Letters from Pasadena and San Diego describe life at home with children, a job at Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Co., clothing, California fruits, the San Diego vicinity and real estate market, lawyers, dentists and other professionals in San Diego, , investment and business climate, fishing and hunting.

Date:

1873 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Families
Teachers -- California
Ranches -- California
Real property -- California -- San Diego County
Nicolaus (Calif.)
San Diego (Calif.) -- Description and travel

Physical Description:

print
1 portfolio (.1 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 99/56 c

Origin:

California