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Guide to the James Franklin Houghton Collection, 1853-1855
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Description
Correspondence relating to the California lumber firm of Pine and Houghton.
Background
James Franklin Houghton was born December 1, 1827 in Massachusetts. He came to California in 1850 and founded the lumber firm of Pine and Houghton. By profession, he was a civil engineer serving from 1862-1868 as Surveyor General of California. He died in San Francisco January 31, 1903.
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Please credit California State Library.
Availability
Unrestricted.