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Charles Henry Randall letters to his parents, 1849-1862 (bulk 1849)
BANC MSS 68/40 c portfolio; BANC MSS 68/40 c oversize folder
Collection Overview

Title:

Charles Henry Randall letters to his parents, 1849-1862 (bulk 1849)

Creator/Contributor:

Randall, Charles Henry., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Randall, James B., correspondent.

Abstract:

Written from the ship Samoset on his way to California and from San Francisco, Sacramento, Montezuma Flats, etc. They describe his voyage around the Horn and his experiences mining, operating a ferry across the American River, and selling goods in the mines, with comments on living conditions, cost of goods, etc. Also includes two letters, 1850 and 1862, written by his brother James, who came to California in 1850.

Date:

1849 (issued)

Subject:

Randall, Charles Henry -- Archives
Samoset (ship)
Voyages to the Pacific coast -- Personal narratives
Gold mines and mining -- California
Ships
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Description and travel
Sacramento (Calif.) -- Description and travel
California -- Economic conditions

Note:

Charles Henry Randall letters to his parents, BANC MSS 68/40 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from John Howell Books; 196709.
In English.

Physical Description:

print
1 portfolio and 1 oversize folder.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 68/40 c portfolio
BANC MSS 68/40 c oversize folder

Origin:

California