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Record number: WCP1292

Sent by:
Mary Elizabeth Wallace (née Webster)
Sent to:
Frances ("Fanny") Sims (née Wallace)
14 May 1855

Sent by Mary Elizabeth Wallace (née Webster), Columbia, Tuolumne County, California, USA to Frances ("Fanny") Sims (née Wallace) [none given] on 14 May 1855.

Record created:
23 May 2011 by NHM
Verified by:
22/08/2012 - Catchpole, Caroline (All except summary checked);


One of a set of excerpts of letters providing in-depth descriptions John Wallace's life in the gold mining town of Columbia, California, building a system to bring water to gold mining operations in the town.

Record contains:

  • letter (1)

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LETTER (WCP1292.1071)

A transcription typewritten  in English.

Typescript copy c. 1948, incomplete

Held by:
Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM WP1/3/96/18
Copyright owner:
©Wallace Family
Image credit:
©Trustees of The Natural History Museum
Record scrutiny:
22/08/2012 - Catchpole, Caroline;

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