Thomas O. Larkin papers, 1831-1859.

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Larkin, Thomas Oliver, 1802-1858. Thomas O. Larkin papers, 1831-1859.

Thomas O. Larkin papers, 1831-1859.

Pt. I, vol. 1: Record prints of letters to Abel Stearns, 1833-1858, regarding business and activities as U.S. consul at Monterey. Vol. 2: Letters from Pío Pico, J.P. Leese, James Buchanan, John Forsyth and others; petitions; bonds; accounts and vouchers regarding business and activities as U.S. consul at Monterey; deeds to lots in Benicia sold to C.V. Gillespie and others; photocopy of last will and testament of Alice (Larkin) Toulmin; two letters from Larkin to Leidesdorff, 1843, 1846. Oversize folder: deeds to lots in Benicia sold to S.C. Bigelow; map of Flugge Rancho (Butte Co.) showing property owned by Larkin. Pt. II: Microfilm of letters from W.A. Leidesdorff, Stephen Smith, J.C. Calhoun, Daniel Webster, James Buchanan and others, and letters to Abel Stearns, J.A. Sutter, H.E. Hale, J.Y. Mason, J.P. Leese, G.C. Yount and others relating mainly to activities as U.S. Consul and as Naval Agent at Monterey. Part III: Larkin letters, 1842-1849: microfilm of selected letters from the following U.S. National Archives record groups: Naval Records (RG 45). Letters received by the Secretary of the Navy from Navy Agents, 1847-1849.

Paper copies from microfilm of letters to Abel Stearns, 1833-1858 : 2 v.Deeds to lots in Benecia and map of Flugge Rancho : 2 oversize folders.1 microfilm reel : negative (Rich. 533:1) and positive.

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