Letters, manuscripts of writings, and clippings relating primarily to Edwin Allen Sherman, especially to his service in the
Mexican War, his successful efforts to erect a monument in Monterey, California to honor John Drake Sloat, and other activities
designed to commemorate historic events in California. His writings include Personal reminiscences of a California pioneer
of '49 and The true account of the great Jesuit conspiracy in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln "the martyr president"
of the United States, Friday April 14th 1865. Includes also some correspondence and papers of his wife, Adeline A. Dodd Sherman;
his son, Edwin Allen Sherman; and his grandson, Allen Banks Sherman.
Four series: 1. Correspondence, 1871-1971; 2. Manuscripts & writings by Edwin Allen Sherman, 1895-1911; 3. Miscellaney, 1882-
1936; 4. Clippings, 1892-1932.
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must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft
Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which
must also be obtained by the reader.