Billings, Frederick, 1823-1890

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Billings was a San Francisco lawyer; partners with Archibald Peachy and H.W. Halleck, of the firm Halleck, Peachy and Billings, which specialized in cases involving land titles.

From the description of Frederick Billings legal journal and miscellaneous papers, 1850-1869. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 86128672

Frederick Billings went to California in 1849 and began a law practice in San Francisco. He became a director of the Northern Pacific Railroad in 1870 and was president of the Railroad from 1879 to 1881. John White Geary served as a United States Army officer in the Mexican War and the Civil War. Geary went to California in 1849 and was the first mayor of San Francisco. He was governor of Kansas, 1856-1857, and governor of Pennsylvania, 1867-1873.

From the description of Frederick Billings letters to John White Geary, 1872 Apr-May. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702162054

From the description of Frederick Billings letters to John White Geary, 1872 Apr-May. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81618877

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creatorOf Thompson, De Witt C. (De Witt Clinton), b. 1826. DeWitt Clinton Thompson deeds, 1849. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Billings, Frederick, 1823-1890. Frederick Billings legal journal and miscellaneous papers, 1850-1869. California Historical Society
creatorOf Marsh, George P. (George Perkins), 1801-1882. Papers, 1812-1929. University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library
creatorOf Billings, Frederick, 1823-1890. Biographical materials relating to Frederick Billings : San Francisco, [undated]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Montana History Conference (33rd: Billings, Mont.: 2006). Proceedings, 2006. Montana Historical Society Library
creatorOf Billings, Frederick, 1823-1890. Frederick Billings letters to John White Geary, 1872 Apr-May. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Doyle, John T. (John Thomas), 1819-1906. John Thomas Doyle letterbooks, 1858-1906. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Evarts family papers, 1753-1960, 1798-1901 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Henry Villard business papers, 1862-1928 (inclusive), 1870-1900 (bulk) Baker Library, Harvard Business School
referencedIn Dodge, Joseph Thompson, 1823-1904. Papers [microform], 1845-1899. Wisconsin Historical Society Archives
referencedIn Hamilton, Joseph, 1839-1932. Joseph Hamilton papers, 1865-1932. Vermont Historical Society
creatorOf Halleck, Peachy & Billings (Firm : San Francisco). Records of Halleck, Peachy & Billings, 1851-1860. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Bowles, Samuel, 1826-1878. Samuel Bowles papers, 1852-1893 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn O'Donnell, I. D. (Ignatius Daniel), 1860-1948. I.D. O'Donnell papers, 1884-1947. Montana State University (MSU) Library, MSU Library; Renne Library; MSU Library - Bozeman
creatorOf San Francisco (Calif.). Deeds : San Francisco : ADS, 1850. California Historical Society
creatorOf Billings, Frederick, 1823-1890. Frederick Billings letters to John White Geary, 1872 Apr-May. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890. Autograph letter signed : New York, to Frederick Billings, Aug. 1 [n.y.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Northern Pacific Railway Company. President. President's records, 1872-1970. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Evarts family. Evarts family papers, 1753-1960 (inclusive), 1798-1901 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Autograph File, B, ca.1500-1976. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890. ALS, 1861 May 27 : Hotel du Louvre, Paris, to Frederick Billings. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Villard, Henry, 1835-1900. Henry Villard business papers, 1862-1900 (inclusive). Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
referencedIn Dodge, Joseph Thompson, 1823-1904. Papers [microform], 1845-1899. Wisconsin Historical Society Archives
referencedIn President's records., Northern Pacific Railway Company records, ., 1872-1970. Minnesota Historical Society.
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associatedWith Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918. person
associatedWith Bowles, Samuel, 1826-1878. person
associatedWith Brooks, B. S. (Benjamin Sherman), 1820?-1884. person
associatedWith Dodge, Joseph Thompson, 1823-1904. person
associatedWith Doyle, John T. (John Thomas), 1819-1906. person
associatedWith Evarts family family
associatedWith Evarts family. family
associatedWith Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890. person
associatedWith Geary, John White, 1819-1873. person
associatedWith Halleck, H. W. (Henry Wager), 1815-1872. person
associatedWith Halleck, Peachy & Billings (Firm) corporateBody
associatedWith Halleck, Peachy & Billings (Firm : San Francisco) corporateBody
associatedWith Hamilton, Joseph, 1839-1932. person
associatedWith Marsh, George P. (George Perkins), 1801-1882. person
associatedWith Montana History Conference (33rd: Billings, Mont.: 2006). corporateBody
associatedWith Northern Pacific Railway Company. President. corporateBody
associatedWith O'Donnell, I. D. (Ignatius Daniel), 1860-1948. person
associatedWith Peachy, Archibald C. person
associatedWith San Francisco (Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Simmons, B. person
associatedWith Simmons, B. person
associatedWith Thompson, De Witt C. (De Witt Clinton), b. 1826. person
associatedWith Villard, Henry, 1835-1900. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
California
San Francisco (Calif.)
California--San Francisco
California
Subject
Land titles
Occupation
Lawyers--California--San Francisco
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Birth 1823-09-27

Death 1890-09-30

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