This collection consists of letters, an account book, and a few documents related to the business
activities of Francis Clark, a partner in the firm of Brooks, Clark, and Company, dating from 1856 to 1859. The materials
chiefly with his interests in
gold mining, property, and finance in Placer and El Dorado Counties, California.
Francis Clark was a resident of Folsom, California, in the 1850s. He engaged in businesses
related to gold mining and was a partner in the firm of Brooks, Clark and Company
and in the American River Water and Mining Company.
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