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George Phelps letter

 Collection — Box: 66
Identifier: MS-SC1168
Scope and Contents Letter to Abraham Lincoln stating that he is planning to move to the Nevada Territory and would like an appointment as U.S. Marshall or U.S. Attorney for the Territory. States that Browning would attest to his fitness.
Dates: Created: March 15, 1861

Gertrude Putman letters

 Collection — Box: 68
Identifier: MS-SC1222
Scope and Contents Two letters to her brother, Abraham Van Horne in Montgomery County, New York discuss family problems and news, mention of family gone to California for gold. Discusses a law suit where O.H. Browning helped her.
Dates: Created: 1847 - 1851

John C. Bagby correspondence

 Collection — Box: 3
Identifier: MS-SC61
Scope and Contents John C. Bagby (1819-1896) was born in Kentucky and studied law before beginning a practice in 1846 in Rushville, Illinois. He supported the Republican Party but in 1872 changed his support to the Democratic Party. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives 1875-1877; Schuyler County, Illinois, judge 1882-1885; and 6th Judicial Circuit Court of Illinois judge,1885-1891.Consists of personal, business and political correspondence concerning the California gold rush; political...
Dates: Created: 1849-1886

William Martin papers

 Collection — Box: 57
Identifier: MS-SC1005
Scope and Contents Correspondence with lawyers in the state regarding legal matters. Includes letters from Stephen Logan and Orville H. Browning. Several receipts for John Bailhache.
Dates: Created: 1840 - 1853

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