Panel 139

Letters from California

Letters from Linden, Little York, Los Angeles, and Louisville.

No. 865 Sent from Linden, California, to Abraham Doan in Sharon, Ontario, Canada. Dated February 3, 1863. Taken overland by stage.

No. 866 Sent from Little York, California (now a ghost town), to Miss Lydia A Pirce in Johnston, Rhode Island.

No. 867 Sent from Los Angeles, California, to Comptroller of the State John S. Houston, in San Jose. Dated December 9, 1851.

No. 868 Sent from Los Angeles, California, to Secretary of State Winslow S. Pierce in Sacramento.

No. 869 Sent from Los Angeles, California, to May H. Stacey in Chester, Pennsylvania. Taken overland by stage.

No. 870 Sent from Los Angeles, California, to Rev. G. S. Phillips in Sacramento. Sent from Rev. A. S. Bateman on March 14, 1857.

No. 871 Sent from Los Angeles, California, to D. W. Cheesman in Oroville.

No. 872 Sent from Louisville, California, to Miss Rhoda Le Sauyer in Laurence, Massachusetts. Dated January 27, 1852. Inside is a letter from Mary Ann Longworth writing, “Things are very different hear from what the are in the States. All the company I have is in my hown family. There his no woman wihin 3 miles of our house. I have not seen one for this last 5 or 6 weeks. So you may just think how I feel.”

Photograph of the hotel built in 1855 at Dutch Flat, California, 1930s.