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Charles Christian Nahl letters to his family, 1846-1854.
BANC MSS 68/52 c
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Title:

Charles Christian Nahl letters to his family, 1846-1854

Creator/Contributor:

Nahl, Charles Christian, 1818-1878, creator

Abstract:

Describe life in Paris; voyage from Le Havre to New York, 1949; sojourn in New York; journey to California via Panama, 1851; mining in the vicinity of Nevada City; the flood and fire in Sacramento in 1852; his move to San Francisco. Some letters contain pen and ink sketches. Also includes typescript translations of manuscript letters into English.

Date:

1846 (issued)

Subject:

Voyages to the Pacific coast
Gold mines and mining -- California
Artists -- California
Fires -- California -- Sacramento
Floods -- California -- Sacramento
Panama
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Description and travel
Sacramento (Calif.)

Note:

Two lithographs (removed from a book) depicting goldwashing on the Mokelumne River and Sacramento City, with explanatory text, transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1968.006--A)
In German; transcriptions in English.

Physical Description:

1 portfolio.

Language:

German

Identifier:

BANC MSS 68/52 c

Origin:

Various places