George Foster Emmons papers, 1849-1877.


Emmons, George F. (George Foster), 1811-1884. George Foster Emmons papers, 1849-1877.

George Foster Emmons papers, 1849-1877.

Deed from Charles T. Botts, with abstract of title from William Richardson family, for property in Sausalito, 1849; letters, 1867-1877, from William L. Maury, John J. Almy, and George M. Colvocoresses, fellow naval officers and former members of the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1837-1842, with biographical note concerning G. F. Emmons.

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