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Wiltsee Collection panels 161-170

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Posted on March 18, 2019

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Letters from San Francisco.

No. 1050 Sent from San Francisco, California, to William Smith in Vallejo. Dated September 18, 1851. Inside is a short note to the Comptroller’s Office from E. Moore: “Please to remit to me as per enclosed order fifty dollars.”

No. 1051 Sent from San Francisco, California, to D. C. Broderick at the State Capital in Sacramento.

No. 1052 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Charles Atkinson in Mariposa.

No. 1053 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Mrs. Edward Mulford in Patchogue, New York.

No. 1054 Sent from San Francisco, California, to John Fay on Cherry Street in New York City, New York. Inside is a letter dated June 30, 1852, from Mr. Fray to his brother.

No. 1055 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Edward Mulford in Patchogue, Long Island, New York.

No. 1056 Sent from San Francisco, California, to John J. or Charles Crusce in Murphy’s Camp. Displayed below is the letter inside from James King of W. dated February 9, 1853.

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Letters from San Francisco.

No. 1057 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Joseph Pounall in Sonora. Inside is a letter dated March 25, 1853, from G. W. Ioppney.

No. 1058 Sent from San Francisco, California, to John Hagar in Benicia. It was sent from William B. Olds at the Law Library.

No. 1059 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Allan C. Washington in New York. Inside is a letter dated June 14th, 1853, from Allan’s father.

No. 1060 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Samuel Prescott in Charleston, Massachusetts.

No. 1061 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Samuel Prescott in Charleston, Massachusetts. Inside is a letter dated April 1854. Although the cover is addressed to Mr. Prescott, the letter is actually from Fanny to her mother.

No. 1062 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Lucy Seward in Waldoboro, Maine.

No. 1063 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Rev. G. S. Phillips in Sacramento.

No. 1064 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Nepius Veillon in Bourdeaux, France.

No. 1065 Sent from San Francisco, California, to M. Bouree in Bourdeaux, France. Inside is a letter dated December 18, 1856.

A payment slip for the San Francisco post office, signed by Post Master Charles L. Weller. Dated October 7, 1858.

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Letters from San Francisco.

No. 1066 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Rev. Phillips in Sacramento. Inside was a circular for the Alameda Institute, which is featured below.

No. 1067 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Mrs. F. I. Fribault in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

No. 1068 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Rev. G. S. Phillips. Dated September 9, 1857.

No. 1069 Sent from San Francisco, California, to David Douglass, the Secretary of State. Originally addressed to San Francisco, it was forwarded to Sacramento.

No. 1070 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Bayard and Bernard in New York City, New York.

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Letters from San Francisco.

No. 1071 Sent from L. Elizabeth Brown in San Francisco, California, to Rev. George Phillips in Santa Clara.

No. 1072 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Miss Lucy C. Ludge in Marysville.

No. 1073 Sent by city delivery inside San Francisco to Charles Wittram.

No. 1074 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Alfred M. Newland in Colusa.

No. 1075 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Mrs. Fred Shaw in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Return address for the Albion Iron Works, run by Spratt and Debrie.

No. 1076 Sent from Cleveland, Ohio, to Mrs. L. C. Cary in San Francisco, California.

No. 1077, 1078 Sent from Cleveland, Ohio, to Mrs. James Cary in San Francisco, California.

No. 1078 Sent from Cleveland, Ohio, to Mrs James Cary in San Francisco, California.

Photograph of old stores in La Grange, California, 1930s.

Photograph of Swerers Store, Tuttletown, California, 1930s.

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Letters from San Francisco.

No. 1079 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Miss Flora E. Bly at Central Square, New York.

No. 1080 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Miss Ellen Bly at Central Square, New York.

No. 1081 Addressed to Mrs. Lizzie W. Warren in San Francisco, California. A note on the envelope indicates, “To the Post Master – The enclosed letter is sent to the writer under an Act of Congress approved January 21, 1862.”

No. 1082 Sent from C. W. Whitby in San Francisco, California, to Oswald Johnston in Whitby, Canada.

No. 1083 Sent from San Francisco, California, to John Hager in Paris, France. Inside is a letter dated July 28, 1868, from Henry Dexter.

No. 1084 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Bargo in Vannes, France. Postmarked December 19, 1864.

No. 1085 Sent from London, England, to W. T. Coleman and Co. in San Francisco, California. Inside is a letter dated December 2, 1864.

Photograph of Lake City Hotel near Bloomfield, California, 1930s.

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Letters from San Francisco.

No. 1086 Sent to J. L. L. F. Warren in San Francisco, California.

No. 1087 Sent to W. W. Chipman in San Francisco, California.

No. 1088 Sent to W. W. Cunningham in San Francisco, California.

No. 1089 Sent to Dr. J. Gibson in San Francisco, California. Dated August 12, 1867.

No. 1090 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Senores Gonzales, Chares and Co. in Lima, Peru. Inside is a dated November 5, 1868, from Mr. Ferro.

No. 1091 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Andres Brown and Co. in Dundee, Scotland. Delivered by Overland route to New York and from there sent to London. Postmarked May 17, 1869.

No. 1092 Sent from San Francisco, California, to John Brown in Aberdeen, Scotland. Postmarked July 15, 1869.

Photograph of Indian Gulch, California, 1930s.

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Letters from San Francisco.

No. 1093 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Mrs. John Hall in Cumberland, England.

No. 1094 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Mrs John Hall in London, England.

No. 1095 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Mrs John Hall in Penrith, England.

No. 1096 Sent from San Francisco, California, to John Hall in Paris, France.

No. 1097 Sent from San Francisco, California, to Independence Lodge at Railroad Flat. Dated March 21, 1874.

No. 1098 Sent from San Francisco, California, to F. Moedeu in Alameda. Inside is a news article about the 25th annual State Fruit Growers’ Convention on December 7, 1900.

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Letters from San Jose, San Leandro, San Rafael, San Louis Obispo, and St. Louis.

No. 1099 Sent from San Jose, California, to General Henry Floyd in Long Island, New York.

No. 1100 Sent from San Jose, California, to Ezra Chaplin in Kingston, Rhode Island.

No. 1101 Sent from Jefferson City, Missouri, to Hiram O. Miller in Pueblo San Jose, California.

No. 1102 Sent from San Leandro, California, to Mrs Polly Lovejoy in Peru, Maine.

No. 1103 Sent from San Rafael, California, to W. S. Pierce, the state’s Comptroller in Vallejo. Inside is a letter dated May 30th, 1852, from W. Shipmore.

No. 1104 Sent from San Rafael, California, to Rev. G. S. Phillips in Santa Clara.

No. 1105 Sent from San Luis Obispo, California, to Governor John Bigler in Vallejo. Dated November 26, 1852.

No. 1106 Sent from St. Louis, California, to Trout River, New York.

Photograph of the old flour mill at Knights Ferry, California, 1930s.

Photograph of Gillis cabin on Jackass Hill in Tuttletown, California, 1930s.

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Letters from St. Helena, Santa Clara, Sawyers Bar, Santa Barbara, and Santa Cruz.

No. 1107 Sent from St. Helena, California, to David B. Richard in Brewsters Station, New York.

No. 1108 Sent from St. Helena, California, to A. Newland in “Collusa” today known as Colusa.

No. 1109 Sent to Hiram W. Cornett in Santa Clara, California. Dated January 6, 1868.

No. 1110 Sent from Sawyers Bar, California, to Miss S. J. Tiffany in Knoxville, Pennsylvania.

No. 1111 Sent from Santa Barbara, California, to Miss Kate Spalding in Lockport, New York. Inside is a letter dated August 25, 1856, from Kate’s cousin.

No. 1112 Sent from Santa Barbara, California, to W. S. Chapman in San Francisco.

No. 1113 Sent from Santa Cruz, California, to William Van Voorhies in San Jose. Inside is a brief letter from Peter Tracy dated October 8, 1850, about election returns.

No. 1114 Sent from Santa Cruz, California, to Mrs. James Reed in San Jose.

Photograph of an old covered bridge in Knights Ferry, California. This bridge was built in 1862 after a flood washed out the original bridge which was built by General Grant.

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Letters from Santa Rosa, Searsville, Shasta, Secret Ravine, and Sebastapol.

No. 1115 Sent from Santa Rosa, California, to Jack Barnett at the Pension Office in Washington D.C.

No. 1116 Sent from Santa Rosa, California, to Turley Harris in Mount Vernon, Missouri. Inside is a letter dated December 19, 1856, from Turley’s brother, Wyatte Harris. The letter contains a small Chinese song and a translation of the Chinese words for the months of the year.

No. 1117 Sent from Searsville, California, to Jacob Hawler in San Francisco.

No. 1118 Sent from Shasta, California, to Klein Pgaltz in Bavaria, Germany.

No. 1119 Sent from Shasta, California, to Mrs. Ruth Baldwin in Berea, Ohio.

No. 1120 Sent from Shasta, California, to Rev. G. S. Phillips. Originally addressed to the Alameda Institute, it was forwarded from Alameda to Santa Clara. Dated February 14, 1859.

No. 1121 Sent from Shasta, California, to Joseph Patnam. Originally addressed to Sacramento and later sent to Patterson Station on the Sacramento Valley Railroad. Dated June 15, 1860.

No. 1122 Sent from Secret Ravine, California, to Stephen Johnson in Collinsville, Illinois. Delivered by the Overland route through Placerville.

No. 1123 Sent from Sebastapol, California, to G. L. Martel in San Francisco. Dated March 3, 1869.

Photograph of Secret Ravine in Placer County, California, 1935.

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