Jones, Elbert P.

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Dr. Elbert P. Jones, early San Francisco lawyer, was a native of Kentucky who came to California in 1847. He was the first editor of the California star and was elected to the San Francisco town council in 1847. Jones became the proprietor of Portsmouth House in San Francisco and was a prominent investor in real estate in the city.

From the description of Papers of Elbert P. Jones, 1830-1914 (bulk 1848-1914). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122499582

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creatorOf Jones, Elbert P. Elbert P. Jones real estate papers : San Francisco, California, 1847-1851. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Jones, Elbert P. Elbert P. Jones real estate papers : San Francisco, California, 1847-1851. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Jones, Elbert P. Papers of Elbert P. Jones, 1830-1914 (bulk 1848-1914). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
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associatedWith Canty, Jeremiah. person
associatedWith Eddy, William M. person
associatedWith Hyde, George, 1819-1890. person
associatedWith Jones, Anna M. R. person
associatedWith Leidesdorff, William Alexander, 1809 or 10-1848. person
associatedWith O'Farrell, Jasper. person
associatedWith Parker, William C., person
associatedWith Stevenson, J. D. (Jonathan Drake), 1800-1894. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Yerba Buena (Calif.)
Yerba Buena (Calif.)
California--San Francisco
California--San Francisco
California, Northern
San Francisco
California--San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)
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Real property
Land titles
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Active 1830

Active 1914

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