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Holden, Erastus S.


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Eunice P. Houche letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230311463]
Identifier: MSS SC 1366
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter. The letter primarily contains affectionate greetings and personal family matters. Houche gossips about the local gentry, especially Erastus S. ("Doc") Holden, organizer of the Holden Drug Company and the mayor of Stockton. Houche also mentions particulars about President Buchanan's popularity in her area and the gubernatorial race in California.

Dates: 1857