Francis Hobler papers, 1860-1866.


Hobler, Francis, b. 1797. Francis Hobler papers, 1860-1866.

Francis Hobler papers, 1860-1866.

Francis Hobler's letters to his family and diaries describe people and places encountered en route to California. His writings concern natural history, numismatics, American and European history, the Indian and negro problem in the United States, drought, death of cattle, California mines, the New Jerusalem Church religion, New Englanders, and personal matters. Also included are printed items, home remedies, recipes, three letters from his friend Gottleib Boccius and one letter from his daughter Elley.

7 v. (1350 p.); 22 cm.

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