Jacob Peter Engle letters
Scope and Contents
Typed transcript of letters written by Engle while voyaging to California in 1853. The letters are addressed to family members and describe Engles' voyage by sea to Panama, the crossing of the isthmus there, his voyage by sea to California, and life in San Francisco and the nearby mining communities.
- Engle, Jacob Pete (Person)
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Jacob Peter Engle letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
American who traveled from New York to San Francisco by sea to work in the California gold fields.
4 items (0.1 linear ft.)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Jacob Peter Engle letters
- Patsy Shin Hernandez
- 2010 August 11
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.