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Title Letters from Daniel Davis to Harriet Davis, 1849-1853
Reference MS 3013, box 1, folder 1
Library California Historical Society
Collection Addington Family Papers: 1793-1941 (bulk 1871-1921)
Date 1793-1941
Author / Creator Davis, Daniel
Description Letters (1849-1853) written by Daniel Davis, a native of Vermont, describing his voyage to California via Cape Horn, his arrival in San Francisco, and his life in Marysville, California, from 1850, addressed to his sister.
Document Type Correspondence, Manuscript
Theme(s) The Natural World; Transport and Communication; Trade and Commerce; Migration and Immigration; Social Life
Keywords voyage, gold, discovery, genealogy, family, death, customs, correspondence, letter, sketch, poetry, latitude, longitude, sea, journey, nature, office, passengers, temperance, company, harbour, economy, culture, business, geography, health, disease, labour
Countries USA; Brazil; Chile
Places California; Cape Horn; Vermont; Marysville
Ports San Francisco, USA; Boston, USA; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Valparaiso, Chile
Ships Daniel Webster, Princeton, Antares, Chester, Cordova, H Rockwell, Henry, Flovia, Lamartine, Henry Ware
Additional Information 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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