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

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Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency
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 35_0258

MF1323.1197 Reel 35_0258

8 pages: 100% transcribed
MF1323.1197 Reel 35_0309

MF1323.1197 Reel 35_0309

6 pages: 50% transcribed, 50% needs review
MF1323.1197 Reel 35_0372

MF1323.1197 Reel 35_0372

5 pages: 60% transcribed, 40% needs review
MF1323.1197 Reel 35_0471

MF1323.1197 Reel 35_0471

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MF1323.1197 Reel 35_0493

MF1323.1197 Reel 35_0493

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MF1323.1197 Reel 35_0503

MF1323.1197 Reel 35_0503

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MF1323.1197 Reel 35_0508

MF1323.1197 Reel 35_0508

6 pages: 100% transcribed
MF1323.1197 Reel 35_0514

MF1323.1197 Reel 35_0514

9 pages: 100% transcribed
MF1323.1197 Reel 35_0523

MF1323.1197 Reel 35_0523

3 pages: 67% transcribed, 33% needs review
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