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  1. [Bank drafts from Page, Bacon, & Co. of San Francisco]

    • Name: Selby, Thomas H., 1820-1875; Page, Bacon & Co; Goodman, John B. (John Bartlett), 1901-1991
    • Date: 1854
    • Format: text
  2. [Photographs of the fortification of Fort Gunnybags and of the James King of William banking house]

    • Name: Goodman, John B. (John Bartlett), 1901-1991; Paul, Almarin B. (Almarin Brooks), 1823-1908; San Francisco Committee of Vigilance of 1856.; King, James, 1822-1856
    • Date: Circa 1856
    • Topic: Vigilance committees
    • Format: image
  3. [Thanksgiving dinner, Sacramento, California, 30 November 1850]

    • Name: Goodman, John B. (John Bartlett), 1901-1991; Sons of New England (Sacramento, Calif.); Warren, James L. L. F. (James Lloyd LaFayette), 1805-1896; Harkness, H. W. (Harvey Willson), 1821-1901; Columbia Hotel (Sacramento, Calif.); Gore, B. B.; Sons of New England (Sacramento, Calif.)
    • Date: 1850
    • Format: text
  4. Alfred North Correspondence and Other Documents

    • Correspondence and a journal from the papers of Alfred North (1807-1869), an American Presbyterian minister who served on international and domestic missions.
    • Creation Date: 1832-1869
  5. Bar room in the mines, Long Tom

    • Name: Britton & Rey
    • Date: circa 185-?
    • Topic: Gold mines and mining; Mining camps; Frontier and pioneer life
    • Format: text
  6. California songster : containing a selection of local and other popular songs, giving a true sketch of the ups and downs of a California life

    • Name: Appleton, David E; Goodman, John B. (John Bartlett), 1901-1991
    • Date: 1855
    • Topic: Songs; Poetry; Travel
    • Format: text
  7. Captain Eleazer Fletcher

    • Collection: Ed Fletcher Papers
    • Name: Fletcher, Eleazer
    • Date: circa 1855
    • Format: image
  8. Chapman Family Correspondence and Other Documents

    • A small collection of family papers of American painter John Gadsby Chapman, consisting mostly of letters to Chapman from colleagues and associates, and correspondence with his son, Conrad Wise Chapman, who served in the Confederate army in the Civil War.
    • Creation Date: 1791-1898, bulk 1861-1865
  9. Conditions of contract for an 85 inch cylinder steam engine, boilers, pumps, and other machinery for the Real del Monte Mining Company, Mexico

    • Collection: José Villegas Collection on Mining
    • Name: Harvey and Company; Compañía Real del Monte y Pachuca
    • Date: 1857 February 18
    • Topic: Silver mines and mining; Mining machinery
    • Format: text
  10. Copy of a letter by Stephen N. Hubon to his son Henry

    • Collection: Hubon Family Papers
    • Name: Hubon, Stephen N.
    • Date: 1801 September 27, transcribed 1880
    • Format: text
  11. Correspondence between the British Consulate, Mexico and the Real del Monte Mining Company

    • Collection: José Villegas Collection on Mining
    • Name: Compañía Real del Monte y Pachuca; Great Britain. Consulate (Mexico); Compañía Real del Monte y Pachuca
    • Date: 1856-1865
    • Topic: Silver mines and mining
    • Format: text
  12. Des millions pour un sou! : mines d'or de la Californie : nouveaux détails

    • Name: Goodman, John B. (John Bartlett), 1901-1991; Typ. Schneider; Nettes, B.
    • Date: 185-
    • Topic: Gold mines and mining
    • Format: text
  13. El gobierno para dar una pública manifestacion ... ha facilitado a las autoridades de varios pueblos ... todo el armamento que existía ... con el principal objeto de ... una vigorosa defensa contra ... indios bárbaros

    • Name: Zacatecas (Mexico : State); Zacatecas (Mexico : State), Governor; Valdés, Chucho; Solana, Juan G
    • Date: [1852]
    • Topic: Indians of Mexico; Indians of Mexico--Government relations
    • Format: text
  14. Fankwei : or, The San Jacinto in the seas of India, China, and Japan

    • Name: Wood, William Maxwell, 1809-1880
    • Date: 1859
    • Topic: Travel
    • Format: text
  15. General correspondence to John Gadsby Chapman

    • Collection: Chapman Family Correspondence and Other Documents
    • Name: Chapman, J. G. (John Gadsby), 1808-1889
    • Date: 1844-1857
    • Format: text
  16. George Fearing Hollis Papers

    • Papers of George Fearing Hollis, Union Naval officer and United States Consul to Cape Town, South Africa from 1888-1893. The collection consists mainly of Civil War-era correspondence, manuscript memoirs, and documents regarding Hollis's tenure in Cape Town.
    • Creation Date: 1852-1903
  17. Hall Family Papers and Sugar Plantation Records

    • Family papers and sugar plantation records (1709-1835) of the Hall family of England and Jamaica. The collection contains primary source material on 18th and early 19th century Jamaican plantation economy and culture.
    • Creation Date: 1709-1892
  18. Hubon Family Papers

    • The Hubon Family Papers contain the correspondence of San Diego early settler Frederick Hubon (1827-1882), and include letters from three generations of Hubons, in addition to transcriptions, genealogical notes, and a carte-de-visite portrait.
    • Creation Date: circa 1801-1966