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Mendall Jewett diary

Identifier: C MSS -M400

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a photocopy of Jewett's diary titled: "Journal to and from California." Collection also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm51).


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Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Mendall Jewett was a medical doctor. He was born on September 4, 1815 in Greenwich, Hampshire, Massachusetts. Between 1850-1851 he traveled from Franklin, Penn. to Sacramento, Calif. via the North Platte route during the California gold rush. While in California, Dr. Jewett practiced medicine, mined, and farmed. He died in Akron, Summit County, Ohio on June 9, 1887.


1 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Permission to copy ;Ann DeHaven Brown,Winter Haven, Fla.;1964.


Collection includes Mflm 51.

Finding Aid for the Mendall Jewett diary,1850 March 10-1851 August 24
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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