Guide to the Letters of Daniel Dustin, 1850 - 1857Manuscript MS-1146

Introduction to 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.

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