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Guide to the Griffitts Family Collection, 1860-1900
209-211  
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Description
Announcements, correspondence, and invitations.
Background
In 1859 John T. Griffitts arrived in Sacramento and began working in the store of Charles Crocker; in 1863, he bought out Crocker's interest and continued the enterprise. Griffitts married Georgiana Root of New York in 1860. He and his wife were socially prominent in Sacramento until Griffitts' death in 1898. Eva Griffitts was their daughter; she died in Sacramento in 1945.
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Please credit California State Library.
Availability
Unrestricted.