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_0806

MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0806

20 pages: 25% transcribed, 20% needs review
MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0883

MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0883

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MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0886

MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0886

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MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0917

MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0917

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MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0963

MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0963

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MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0973

MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0973

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MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0977

MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0977

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MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0988

MF1323.1197 Reel 37_0988

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MF1323.1197 Reel 37_1028

MF1323.1197 Reel 37_1028

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