Title:DeWitt Clinton French letters, chiefly to his family, 1847-1858
Creator/Contributor:French, DeWitt Clinton., creator
Creator/Contributor:Paxson, Frederic L. (Frederic Logan), 1877-1948
V. 1: Letters (19) bound together. Written while serving in the Mexican War, also, en route to and from various places in
California (including Sacramento, Coloma, Stockton, Coarse Gold, Four Creeks and Visalia). An undated and incomplete letter
[1857?] tells of his Senatorial aspirations, blocked by David C. Broderick. V. 2: Photocopy of this item, bound with note
by F.L. Paxson.
Subject:Broderick, David C. (David Colbreth) -- 1820-1859
Overland journeys to the Pacific
Gold mines and mining -- California
Mexican War, 1846-1848
California -- Politics and government
Tulare County (Calif.)
A portrait of French is filed in the Restricted Portrait File of the Bancroft Library.
Also available on microfilm.
1 microfilm reel : negative (Rich. 868:15) and positive.
BANC MSS C-B 512