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Early California Letter Group with Great Content including George Swan (101472)

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Early California Letter Group with Great Content including George Swan  (101472)
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Lot of six. From the South Fork Canal, El Dorado County, etc. 1) This letter is from the George Swan Collection. Dateline Lellus Mine, 1866. "I will put the Englishman to sinkingo on the upper level with two shifts.""1,000 feet of lumber will do the flume and I can get a 25 foot fall," 2) August 30, 1870. Bargained a deal on mine with Englishman." 3) "You must get a new bond for the mining ground." $75,000 is not enough. You need $150,000. 4) George Swan has become the owner of a certain property called the South Fork Canal in El Dorado County. 5) "...people of means (English) go out of town in July and is England nothing gets done after that time." 1872. 6) 1870. "some errors in the prospectus. 7) London 1872. Lord William Hay will act as chairman of the new company. Steve Otis is on the board. (Many of these letters are from Otis.)

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State: California
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Date: 1866-1872