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David Douty Colton papers, circa 1863-1888.
BANC MSS C-D 422:1-3
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Title:

David Douty Colton papers, circa 1863-1888
Hubert Howe Bancroft collection

Creator/Contributor:

Colton, David Douty, 1832-1878, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Converse, A. L.

Abstract:

1) Biographical sketch (with copies of his will and of portions of evidence submitted in Mrs. Colton's suit against Leland Stanford et als.); 2) A letter of condolence, Oct. 29, 1878, from A.L. Converse (brother of the miner, Converse, killed by an Indian at the Klamath River, 1851, whose death Colton had avenged) is included; 3) Letter from D. D. Colton to Mr. Berry, San Francisco, Jan. 23, 1863.

Date:

1863 (issued)

Subject:

Stanford, Leland -- 1824-1893
Indians -- Warfare
Courts -- California
Actions and defenses -- California
Klamath River (Or. and Calif.)

Note:

Folders 1 and 2: also available on microfilm.
Folders 1 and 2 from the Hubert Howe Bancroft Collection.

Type:

Biographies.

Physical Description:

print
3 folders in portfolio.
partial microfilm reel (41 exposures) : negative (Rich. 97:11) and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-D 422:1-3

Origin:

California