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Daniel Dustin letters

MS-1146
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1146

Description

The collection contains six letters from Dustin to his brother in Vermont discussing California politics, the political influence in California of the Vigilance Committees, earthquakes, gold mining in California, and his trip across the Panamanian isthmus. Dustin took part in the California gold rush of 1849-1855.

Dates

  • 1850 - 1857

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

Daniel Dustin (d.1883). Physician and Gold Miner. Physician and Gold Miner. Letters home to his brother from Panama and California describing travels, gold mining and California politics.

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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