Alpheus B. Thompson papers, 1825-1864.


Alpheus B. Thompson papers, 1825-1864.

Contains 147 items of correspondence, legal documents and shipping documents concerning early California history. Following is a list of persons, ships and subjects related to the collection.

2 volumes, 1 oversize box, 1 oversize folder, 1 tube (1 linear foot)



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There are 29 Entities related to this resource.

Thompson, Alpheus B. (Alpheus Basil), 1797-1869. (person)

Alpheus Basil Thompson was born in 1797 in Topsham, Maine. From a shipping family, he went to Canton in 1821 and then to California to take part in the trade of goods between Calif. and China. His partner was John Coffin Jones, based in the Sandwich Islands. Thompson married Francisca Carrillo, a daughter of Carlos Antonio Carrillo, in 1834 in Santa Barbara. They had 2 daughters and 4 sons. Thompson died in 1869 in Los Angeles. From the description of Alpheus B. Thompson papers, 1825...

Carrillo, Pedro C. (person)

Micheltorena, Manuel, 1802-1853 (person)

Brigadier General of the Mexican Army, Adjutant General of the Mexican Army, Commandant-General and Inspector of the Department of the Californias, [13th Mexican Governor of Alta, California]. From the description of Proclamation, 1844 Dec. 16. (Natural History Museum Foundation, Los Angeles County). WorldCat record id: 23250422 ...

Pico, Pío, 1801-1894 (person)

Pio Pico was the last Mexican governor of Alta California. From the description of Visiting cards. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122642274 Pio Pico was the last Mexican governor of California. From the description of Pacific coast diary for 1885 : containing useful memoranda and tables for reference. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122498954 From the description of Diary, 1874. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122642277 From the description of Dia...

Jones, John Coffin (person)

Carysfort (Ship) (corporateBody)

Mission San Rafael Arcangel (corporateBody)

Guerra, Antonio M. de la. (person)

Spear, Nathan, 1802-1849. (person)

Biography Nathan Spear was born in Boston in 1802. In 1829 he went to the Sandwich Islands and in 1832, went to Monterey. He opened a store and engaged in coastal trade with the schooner "Nicolás." Spear, in partnership with Jacob Primer Leese and William Sturgis Hinckley opened a store in San Francisco in 1836, and moved there in 1838, leaving his Monterey store in charge of William R. Warren. The partnership was dissolved the sa...

Nye, Gorham H., 1802-1878. (person)

Fama (Ship) (corporateBody)

Loriot (Brig) (corporateBody)

Neo (Brig) (corporateBody)

George Washington (Schooner : 1836-1850) (corporateBody)

Merchant vessel; out of Fall River, Mass., mastered by Albert Winslow, on voyage from 27 Nov. 1849-28 May 1850; owner-agent: Albert Winslow; built at Fall River, Mass., 1836. From the description of Logbook of the schooner George Washington, 1849 Nov. 27-1850 May 28. (Old Dartmouth Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 227008643 ...

San Gabriel Mission (Calif.) (corporateBody)

Loriah (Brig) (corporateBody)

Guerra y Noriega, José de la, 1779-1858 (person)

De La Guerra served at the Presidio in Santa Barbara, becoming captain in 1817 and commandant in 1827 serving until 1842. From land grants and purchases, De La Guerra became owner of over 1/2 million acres in present Santa Barbara, Ventura, Marin, and Sacramento counties, California. Luis Antonio Martinez came to California in 1798 and was expelled in a conflict with the goverment in 1830. From the description of José de la Guerra y Noriega receipt : Santa B...

Ortega, Francisco, 1793-1849 (person)

Osio, Antonio María 1800-1878 (person)

Zamorano, Agustin Juan Vicente, 1798-1842 (person)

Zamorano is chiefly remembered as being the first printer in California. From the description of Agustin Juan Vicente Zamorano autograph : holograph (photocopy) / [before 1842]. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 55691304 Statesman, soldier, craftsman, and California's first printer. From the description of Letter, 1832 Aug. 14, to the Alcade of San J'ose de Guadelupe. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500190 ...

Don Quixote (Ship) (corporateBody)

Bolivar (Brig) (corporateBody)

Carillo, Carlos Antonio, 1783-1852 (person)

Wilde, Dixey. (person)

San Buenaventura Mission (corporateBody)

Larkin, Thomas Oliver, 1802-1858 (person)

Thomas O. Larkin (1802-1858) was a merchant who settled in Monterey, California, who later became U.S. consul (1844-48) and served as a delegate to the California Constitutional Convention in 1849. From the description of Letter from Thomas Oliver Larkin to Job Francis Dye and party, 1845 Aug. 10. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122499643 Thomas O. Larkin, early California pioneer, arrived in California in 1832. Became succe...

Convoy (Brig) (corporateBody)

Andes (Brig) (corporateBody)

Figueroa, José, 1792-1835 (person)