California -- History -- 1850-1950
Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
Seven handwritten letters and typed copies of the items. Seawell writes to family members about his experiences moving to the West and his activities in various mining communities in California and Montana.
Three handwritten drafts of a manuscript for publication entitled "Some curiosities of the Neagle Case." The documents discuss alleged irregularities in the Neagle murder trial. The fourth item is a letter to William Carey Jones, a professor at the University of California, and discusses a request for information about Stephen J. Field, a U.S. Justice, who conducted the trial.
Handwritten diary with photocopies of the item. The manuscript contains an inventory of supplies, an account of Tice's journey across North America in 1850, and a description of his prospecting for gold in California.