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King, James 1822-1856

Works: 57 works in 82 publications in 1 language and 1,042 library holdings
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Roles: 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
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)
Augustin W. Hale papers by Augustin W Hale( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The correspondence includes 3,102 items. About two-thirds of the correspondence relates to Elisha Hale and his business, inventions and patents. The remainder of the correspondence relates to Augustin and his life in California and Nevada from 1849 to 1894 (there are some letters from Augustin's life before his move to California). Subjects covered in the correspondence are: gold mining, including techniques and equipment; gold discoveries; conditions in the gold camps; fellow gold miners; the Episcopal Church and Trinity Church in San Francisco; Augustin's business ventures and financial problems; the Chinese in California; the San Francisco fire in May 1851; Vigilance Committees; the Comstock Lode; the American Civil War; and Abraham Lincoln. The correspondence also includes detailed descriptions of Big Bar, Chinese Camp, Clear Creek, Coloma, Grass Valley, Los Angeles, Michigan Bluff, Mormon Island, Sacramento, San Francisco, and Yankee Jim's, California as well as Gold Hill and Silver City, Nevada. There are also several pieces of correspondence from women living in California that discuss their experience living in mining towns. Notable participants include: John Carpenter Angell; August Belmont; Orville Hickman Browning; Nehemiah Bushnell; George Mifflin Dallas; Charles Goodyear; Lewis C. Gunn; Joseph Holt; John Henry Hopkins; Mark Hopkins; Douglass Houghton; D. Minor K. Johnson; James King; Bishop William Kip; John Marshall Krum; J. Pierpont Morgan; Antoine Perpigna; Isaac L. Requa; Lorenzo Sawyer; Origen S. Seymour; Reuben Sherwood; William Neely Thompson; Enos Thompson Throop; Robert Boyd Van Kleeck; Fernando Wood. The ephemera is made up of 1,011 items and includes business cards, miscellaneous printed items, broadsides, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, two albumen prints, receipts, an autograph album and recipes. Some of the ephemera relates to Augustin's voyage to California, his business and gold mining. There are 6 artifacts and 8 oversize items. These include maps, sketches, diagrams, a stamp of Augustin's name, a postal cancellation stamp invented by Augustin, a pictorial letter sheet depicting San Francisco, and Augustin's balance scale for weighing gold
Alternative Names
King, James, of William, 1822-1856
King of William, James, 1822-1856
English (51)
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