|Creator:||Davis, Alvah I|
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Two ALS dated at Columbia, California, written by Alvah I. Davis to "Wm. B." and "Dear Will," a friend in the East. A letter dated 1854 Nov 11 discusses his plans to return to the East from Oregon via California, his subsequent decision to remain in California following the wreck of the ship Yankee Blade during his passage from San Francisco, and his work as a miner near Columbia. A letter dated 1855 Jan 27-28 describes in detail his experiences during the wreck of the Yankee Blade and discusses his impressions of Columbia and his life as a miner. The letters are accompanied by typed transcripts.
1 folder (3 letters) ; 28 cm. and smaller
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