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King, James 1822-1856

Works: 57 works in 83 publications in 1 language and 1,085 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography‡vCatalogs  History  Records and correspondence  Sources  Archives  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Correspondent
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James King of William papers by James King( Archival Material )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Includes letter from Banking House of James King of William ? check endorsed to the company; copy of an article by King of William relating to the trial of James Casey in New York; letter from Mrs. King of William about her husband
James King of W[illiam] letter : San Francisco, Calif. to J.R. Snyder, Sacramento, Calif. : by James King( Book )
1 edition published in 1852 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Letter regarding James King's refusal to sign a petition against amending the San Francisco city charter and asking that this decision be sent to the Committee of Vigilance
Augustin W. Hale papers by Augustin W Hale( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The manuscripts consist of 1,112 items including business documents, legal documents, memoranda of letters written, stock certificates, receipts, and miscellaneous documents. The manuscripts document, in detail, the various business ventures of Augustin and his various business partners including Mark Hopkins. The manuscripts include business and financial records of the following companies: Magnetic Mining Company, New England Mining and Trading Company, San Joaquin Diving Bell Company, San Joaquin Railroad Company, Saucelito Water Company, Sierra Nevada Flour Mills, Stanislaus Central Bridge Company, and the Tuolumne Hydraulic Association. This group also contains material related to Trinity Church in San Francisco and Hale's voyage to California. The manuscripts also document Elisha Hale's business ventures, his inventions and patents. This material includes agreements, bills of lading, deeds, indentures, licenses, petitions, and powers of attorney. The manuscripts also deal with several lawsuits involving the Hale family and land ownership in New Jersey and New York. The collection contains 15 diaries, 11 of which are written by Augustin. His diaries illustrate his life and work from departure from New York in January 1849 to his mining and life in California in February 1851. Subjects in his diaries include his voyage to California, gold mining, gold discoveries, his encounters with Indians and his health conditions as well as Colonel Jonathan Stevenson, San Francisco, Sacramento, the New England Mining Trading Company, the Chinese in California, and the mining camps Shasta, Clear Creek and Mormon Island. The most significant of these diaries is the 217-page diary covering Augustin's departure from New York, his entire voyage, his experiences in Rio de Janeiro, and Callao and Lima, Peru, and his arrival in San Francisco. There are also two diaries by an unknown author who came overland to California in 1849 from Ohio. The author discusses the overland route to California, Hudspeth's Cutoff, William H. Warner, Peter Lassen and gold mining
James King of William check : San Francisco by James King( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1850 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Blank check, issued by James King of William from his banking house at the corner of Montgomery and Commercial Streets in San Francisco
Milo Hoadley diary and related papers by Milo Hoadley( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Typed transcripts of: diary (Dec. 4, 1849-May 5, 1850); letters (1855-1856) to James King of William and J.P. Overton; miscellaneous notes (including accounts for woodyard and Market Street Railway) Also, notes on Bryant & Sturgis accounts (1837-1840)
Alternative Names
King, James, of William, 1822-1856
King of William, James, 1822-1856
English (52)
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