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San Francisco (Calif.) -- Commerce

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph Libbey Folsom collection

Call Number: WA MSS S-2394
Overview: Correspondence, documents, bills and receipts and writings by or relating to Joseph Libbey Folsom. The collection appears to have been formed by the executors of his estate, the San Francisco firm Halleck, Peachy & Billings. The correspondence contains approximately twenty letters to and from Joseph Folsom. These include correspondence with Suydam, Reed & Co., lawyers in New York who represented Folsom in a legal battle over land in California. There are approximately 150 letters to and...
Dates: 1849-1855

San Francisco Custom House records

Call Number: WA MSS S-2436
Overview: Collection consists primarily of printed forms completed in manuscript: appraiser's reports, manifests, certificates of entry, receipts, invoices, oaths and other shipping records that document maritime traffic in San Francisco during the Gold Rush.
Dates: 1850-1861