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Cyrus Bayles letters: to his family : ALS, 1850-1865.
BANC MSS 86/82 c
Collection Overview

Title:

Cyrus Bayles letters: to his family : ALS, 1850-1865

Creator/Contributor:

Bayles, Cyrus., creator

Abstract:

Written from the time he left East Troy, Wisconsin, describing overland journey to California; mining in and near Placerville; purchasing property, water races, and grocery stores; raising cattle; trading gold dust. Letters reflect economic life and mining activities, locally and at Virginia City, Nevada.

Date:

1850 (issued)

Subject:

Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Personal narratives
Gold mines and mining -- California -- Placer County
Gold mines and mining -- Nevada
Cattle -- California

Physical Description:

36 items plus transcripts (40 p.) in box.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 86/82 c

Origin:

California