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Description
Correspondence along with letters to the editor of "Star" newspaper. Topics emphasize customs and the treatment of Mission Indians. Signatures are Hugo Ried [sic] and P. Hugo Ried [sic]. Primarily undated, with one sheet dated 1852.
Background
Hugo Reid (1811?-1852) left Scotland at the age of eighteen and settled in California in 1832. He married a woman of the Gabrielino tribe and became a rancher and owner of Rancho Santa Anita, near the San Gabriel mission in Los Angeles County.
Extent
(Boxes: 1/2 legal)
Restrictions
Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder
Availability
Research is by appointment only