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

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The first 30 years of California's statehood were a time of upheaval for American Indians throughout California. New state officials worked to assume control of California's affairs and boundaries, U.S. government officials unfamiliar with California and its Indians arrived to document tribal groups, and private citizens poured into the state after the discovery of gold. The letters in this collection document this turbulent time. Written by state and federal officials and private citizens to the U.S. Office of Indian Affairs in Washington, D.C., they represent some of the earliest records of direct U.S. involvement with California Indian tribes.

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MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0609

MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0609

13 pages: 62% transcribed, 8% needs review
MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0624

MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0624

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MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0636

MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0636

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MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0644

MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0644

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MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0647

MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0647

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MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0649

MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0649

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MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0654

MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0654

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MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0665

MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0665

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MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0677

MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0677

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MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0680

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