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Lambert, John B. (John Booth) d. 1849

Works: 1 works in 2 publications in 1 language and 4 library holdings
Most widely held works by John B Lambert
John S. Lambert and John B. Lambert letters relating to the California gold rush, [19 by John S Lambert( )

in English and held by 1 library worldwide

Typescript carbon, corrected, transcript of letters and a document relating to the Lamberts' overland journey and John S. Lambert's stay in California in 1849-1851. There are four letters from John B. Lambert to his father describing his trip to New Orleans, and Texas by boat. This is followed by a letter from John B. Trask, the company's doctor, describing John B. Lambert's death, accompanied by a sworn statement declaring John B. Lambert's temperate and exemplary habits, signed by John B. Trask, J.W. Audubon, and Joseph Lambert. There are four letters from John S. Lambert to his wife Rachel describing his life in California, which includes a reference to the 1850 San Francisco fire.