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Guide to the Amos Parmelee Catlin correspondence, 1848-1881
BANC MSS C-B 626  
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Description
Family, business and political correspondence, including transcripts of 10 additional letters received by A.P. Catlin.
Background
Amos Parmelee Catlin, born in New York in 1823, studied law there, came to California in 1849 to practice law and mine extensively at Mormon Island. In 1850 he formed a short-lived law partnership with John Currey in Sacramento. Catlin also became, at times, deeply involved in politics. Running for various positions, he was elected state Senator twice. He died in 1900.
Extent
Number of containers: 50 folders
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts 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.
Availability
Collection is open for research.