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Collection: Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency

Emmy
Emmy added a note to page 6 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0508, saying “..so ironic...”Note Added
Emmy
Emmy added a note to page 2 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0508, saying “Two words are illegible due to ink blots. - E.”Note Added
Fudgy
Fudgy added a note to page 8 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0623, saying “"M" with line thru it and following a number means "thousand".”Note Added
Fudgy
Fudgy added a note to page 7 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0623, saying “"Casinet" (or cassinette) is a lightweight twill for work trousers with a cotton warp and wool weft. "Linsey" (or linsey-woolsey) is also a mixed cloth that combines the properties of strong linen (warp) with spongy wool (weft).”Note Added
Fudgy
Fudgy added a note to page 2 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0578, saying “An older, original meaning of the word "instance" is "an urgent request or demand", in the example of "at the instance of".”Note Added
Fudgy
Fudgy added a note to page 2 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0542, saying “A male donkey is called a "jack" or "jackass". They were so valuable because they could create a "mule" by mating with a female horse (mare). Mules are sterile, so making a mule requires a jack.”Note Added
Fudgy
Fudgy added a note to page 3 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0508, saying “The word "freshet" means "a great rise or overflowing of a stream caused by heavy rains or melted snow".”Note Added
Fudgy
Fudgy added a note to page 11 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0489, saying “The "Humboldt Meridian" (longitude 124°07'10" West, est. 1853) governs the land surveys in the northwestern corner of California.”Note Added
Fudgy
Fudgy added a note to page 3 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0445, saying “John C. Breckinridge, U.S. Senator (Kentucky), was designated a "traitor", and expelled from the Senate on Dec 4, 1861, for enlisting in the Confederate army.”Note Added
Fudgy
Fudgy added a note to page 1 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0445, saying “James Rood Doolittle, U.S. Senator (Wisc), strong Lincoln supporter.”Note Added
Fudgy
Fudgy added a note to page 2 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0427, saying “William H. Rector was the Superintendent of Indian Affairs in Oregon, as noted correctly on pg. 1.”Note Added
Emmy
Emmy added a note to page 2 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0436, saying “Sorry, I am called away with this only started. Will try to return!”Note Added
Emmy
Emmy added a note to page 4 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0429, saying “I believe the agent's name is Dreibelbus, but misspelled in the document.”Note Added
Emmy
Emmy added a note to page 2 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0427, saying “The stamp in the lower left corner is ink bleed through from the other side of the paper, and not transcribed here. - Emmy”Note Added
Fudgy
Fudgy added a note to page 7 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0351, saying “The word "tabinet" is a synonym of "poplin", any fabric using a plain square weave.”Note Added
Fudgy
Fudgy added a note to page 2 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0332, saying “The word "fain" is an archaic term that means "willingly, gladly, or obligingly".”Note Added
Fudgy
Fudgy added a note to page 6 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0025, saying “A "snath" is the handle of a scythe.”Note Added
Fudgy
Fudgy added a note to page 4 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0118, saying “A "snath" is the handle of a scythe.”Note Added
Fudgy
Fudgy added a note to page 3 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0118, saying “Seidlitz powders was the generic name of a laxative preparation that contained tartaric acid, sodium potassium tartrate, and sodium bicarbonate, which effervesced when mixed with water.”Note Added
Fudgy
Fudgy added a note to page 3 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0118, saying “Saleratus was a naturally occurring mineral found in the western U.S. used as a leavening agent. Aka baking soda, sodium bicarbonate, NaHCO3. Baking "powder" also contains sodium bicarbonate, but it additionally includes an acidifying agent (cream...”Note Added
Fudgy
Fudgy added a note to page 6 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0016, saying “"Dr Guinn" is Dr. William M. Gwin, US Senator (Calif).”Note Added
Fudgy
Fudgy added a note to page 5 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0016, saying “"Latham" is Milton S. Latham, US Senator (Calif). "Seward" is William H. Seward, lawyer & abolitionist, Sec of State (1861-9).”Note Added
Fudgy
Fudgy added a note to page 3 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0016, saying “"Dr Guinn" is Dr. William M. Gwin, US Senator (Calif).”Note Added
Fudgy
Fudgy added a note to page 4 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0016, saying “"Buchanna" is probably President Buchanan. "Broderick" is David C. Broderick, U.S. Senator (Calif). ”Note Added
Fudgy
Fudgy added a note to page 2 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0195, saying “Better image of telegraph company's "Terms and Conditions" at this Library of Congress URL: https://www.loc.gov/resource/mal.1046300/?sp=1&r=0.354,0.251,0.547,0.266,0”Note Added
Fudgy
Fudgy added a note to page 3 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0165, saying “A male donkey is called a "jack" or "jackass". They were so valuable because they could create a "mule" by mating with a female horse (mare). Mules are sterile, so making a mule requires a jack.”Note Added
Fudgy
Fudgy added a note to page 17 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0147, saying “Much better quality images of these newspaper articles is available at The California Digital Newspaper Collection: https://cdnc.ucr.edu/ ”Note Added
Fudgy
Fudgy added a note to page 5 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0141, saying “An older, original meaning of the word "instance" is "an urgent request or demand", in the example of "at the instance of".”Note Added
Fudgy
Fudgy added a note to page 17 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0147, saying “An older, original meaning of the word "instance" is "an urgent request or demand", in the example of "at the instance of".”Note Added
Fudgy
Fudgy added a note to page 2 in the work MF1323.1197 Reel 38_0103, saying “Littleton Quinton (L. Q.) Washington (1825-1902) was a distant relative of George Washington, worked in D.C. as a clerk and occasional attorney, became active in southern politics, and was an ardent secessionist. While living in D.C. after secessi...”Note Added
saliwt
saliwt added a note to page 2 in the work MF1323.1197_Reel_35_1167, saying “"Reservation" looks like it's plural in the original.”Note Added
Guest User
Guest User added a note to page 1 in the work LA County Library Transcription Guidelines, saying “This doesn’t make sense. The transcription looks identical to the text.”Note Added