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Title Business Correspondence
Reference MS 61, folder 3
Library California Historical Society
Collection Edward G H Anthony Letters: 1848-1853
Date 1849-1851
Author / Creator Anthony, Edward G H
Description Letters from or concerning Edward G H Anthony, a Gold Rush forty-niner who sailed aboard the bark Susan as a member of the New York and California Aurelian Company. They describe the voyage and, subsequent to arriving in San Francisco, they describe health, economic, and social conditions there.

Also includes a printed copy of the bylaws of the New York and California Aurelian Company, along with a typed transcript of one letter.

Document Type Correspondence, Manuscript, Pamphlet
Theme(s) Travel and Tourism; Exploration and Discovery; Health and Welfare; Social Life; Trade and Commerce; The Natural World; Regulation and Legislation
Keywords economy, climate, culture, geography, health, disease, death, voyage, gold, mining, Gold Rush, correspondence, letter, family, travel, business, pioneer, forty-niner, law, dispute, board, report, witness, freight, trade, constitution, by-law, bark, ship, sea, journey, company, commerce, office, firm, seafaring
Countries USA; Chile; Brazil
Places California; Cape Horn
Ports Talcahuano, Chile; Valparaiso, Chile; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; San Francisco, USA; New York, USA
Company New York and California Aurelian Company
Ships Susan, Unicorn, Balance, Salem
Additional Information Contains a printed transcript of one letter which is difficult to read, having been written both horizontally and vertically on the paper.

Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the California Historical Society's North Baker Research Library catalogue.

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