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Record number: WCP1638

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Sent by:
John Wallace
Sent to:
Mary Ann Wallace (née Greenell)
18 July 1853

Sent by John Wallace, Columbia, California, U.S.A. to Mary Ann Wallace (née Greenell) [none given] on 18 July 1853.

Record created:
24 August 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline
Verified by:
24/08/2012 - 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 (2)

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LETTER (WCP1638.5007)

A transcription typewritten  in English.

Typescript copy, created c. 1948

Held by:
Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM WP1/3/96/11 & 12
Copyright owner:
©Wallace Family
Image credit:
©Trustees of The Natural History Museum
Record scrutiny:
24/08/2012 - Catchpole, Caroline;

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