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Letters from California

Letters from Sacramento.

No. 995 Sent from Sacramento City, California, to John Hager in San Francisco.

No. 996 Sent from Sacramento City, California, to the State Comptroller in San Jose. Inside is a letter dated December 29, 1851, from Henry Harr Hartley, the Treasurer for Yolo County. In the letter Hartley explains that he cannot send a duplicate of the taxes for the year since they are not complete. He did not know if he should send what he has currently or wait for the Sherriff to finish collecting taxes.

No. 997 Sent From Sacramento City, California, to Winslow Pierce in Vallejo. Inside is a letter dated August 10, 1852, from Henry Harr Hartley, the Treasurer of Yolo County. It concerns a delay in collecting the year’s taxes due to a tax list with many errors. Hartley wrote that he would send the taxes when the Sheriff finished collecting and estimated that they would not exceed $400.

No. 998 Sent from Sacramento City, California, to J. Hager in San Francisco.

No. 999 Sent to Walter G. Dry in Sacramento City, California.

No. 1000 Sent from Sacramento, California, to Nancy Delano in Strong, Massachusetts. Inside is a letter dated December 31, 1852 from Mr. Stanwood to his mother: “I have written you every mail and this time you will hardly call it a letter as I have not time to say much – But you will know that I am still among the living.”

No. 1001 Sent from Sacramento, California, to Cynthia McGaffee in Port Gibson, New York.

No. 1002 Sent from Sacramento, California, to Nancy Delano in Strong, Maine. Inside is a letter dated April 14, 1854, from Mr. Stanwood to his mother.

Photograph of Senator Stanford’s house in Sacramento, 1930s.