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Elbridge Gerry Hall letters to his wife, Martha Ann Clark Hall, 1847-1861 : and family papers.
BANC MSS 68/46 c
Collection Overview

Title:

Elbridge Gerry Hall letters to his wife, Martha Ann Clark Hall, 1847-1861: and family papers

Creator/Contributor:

Hall, Elbridge Gerry, 1815-1869, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Clark, Martha Ann, 1828-1917

Abstract:

Letters, March-May 1849, written from Panama on his way to California, describe conditions there; letters thereafter written from San Francisco, San Jose and Hornitos.
Papers: autobiographical note written by Mrs. Hall; indenture for property in San Francisco, May 10, 1856; quit claim deed, Mariposa, May 4, 1863; and two letters addressed to Mrs. Hall.

Subject:

Voyages to the Pacific coast -- Personal narratives
Panama -- Description and travel
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Description and travel
San Jose (Calif.) -- Description and travel

Note:

Also available on microfilm.

Type:

Autobiographies.
Family papers.

Physical Description:

35 letters in 1 portfolio.
1 microfilm reel : negative (Rich. 489:12) and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 68/46 c

Origin:

California