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Charles and James Price letters : California, to Frank Spicer, West Amboy, N.Y. : ALS, 1876-1880.
BANC MSS 2004/434 c; BANC MSS 2004/434 c
Collection Overview

Title:

Charles and James Price letters: California, to Frank Spicer, West Amboy, N.Y. : ALS, 1876-1880

Creator/Contributor:

Price, Charles., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Price, James, M.Sc

Creator/Contributor:

Spicer, Frank.

Abstract:

Collection of letters written from Coulterville, Eureka, Chico, Arcade Mill, Camden and Briggs Station, California, describing their experiences and seasonal jobs including lumbering, ranching, and quartz mining. Letters describe crime, weather, locales and social conditions.

Date:

1876 (issued)

Subject:

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Price, James -- Correspondence
Price, Charles -- Correspondence
Quartz mines and mining -- California
Lumber -- California -- History
Lumbering -- California -- History
Ranching -- California
Crime -- California -- History -- 19th century
California -- History -- 1850-1950
Coulterville (Calif.) -- Description and travel
Arcade Mill (Calif.) -- Description and travel
Eureka (Calif.) -- Description and travel
Chico (Calif.) -- Description and travel
Camden (Calif.) -- Description and travel
Briggs Station (Calif.) -- Description and travel
California -- Social conditions -- 19th century

Note:

Charles and James Price came from the farming community of West Amboy, New York to California.

Physical Description:

print
1 folder (13 letters).

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2004/434 c
BANC MSS 2004/434 c

Origin:

California