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|Title||Personal Correspondence with the Family|
|Reference||MS 61, folder 1|
|Library||California Historical Society|
|Collection||Edward G H Anthony Letters: 1848-1853|
|Date||Aug 1848 - Jan 1850|
|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. While some letters precede the voyage and are written from Cincinnati and Chesapeake Bay, most of the letters from Anthony to his family are written during or since the voyage. Includes one newspaper clipping of an excerpt from a letter written by Anthony in 1849 from San Francisco.|
|Document Type||Correspondence, Manuscript|
|Theme(s)||Travel and Tourism; Exploration and Discovery; Trade and Commerce|
|Keywords||voyage, gold, mining, Gold Rush, correspondence, letter, family, travel, business, pioneer, forty-niner, bark, ship, sea, journey, company, commerce, office, firm, seafaring, weather, hymn|
|Places||California; Cape Horn; Cincinnati; Chesapeake Bay|
|Ports||New York, USA; San Francisco, USA|
|Company||New York and California Aurelian Company|
|People||John Holland Chance|
The California Aurelian Company was a gold mining company formed by several individuals who sailed from New York to San Francisco, via Cape Horn, beginning c. April and arriving October 1849.
Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the California Historical Society's North Baker Research Library catalogue.
|Copyright||California Historical Society|