John Commigers Ainsworth statement, 1883 October.


John Commigers Ainsworth statement, 1883 October.

Describes steamboating on the Mississippi, in California, and in the Pacific Northwest; association with Robert R. Thompson in the Oregon Steam Navigation Company; business ventures in Idaho; and cotton manufacturing in Oakland, California.

Originals : 35 leaves ; 32 cm.Copies : partial microfilm reel (34 exposures) : negative (Rich. 105:16) and positive (Film P-A, reel 12)


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