Arriving in San Francisco

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Arriving in San Francisco


  • 1900 – 1955? (Creation)


typescripts; paper (fiber product); 8.5 x 11

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Document written by Walter John Burns, recalling his time in San Francisco, beginning in 1874. He moved to Portland in 1877 as the local agent for Balfour Guthrie & Company, a British grain dealer.

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  • eng

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Robertson, Burns, and Failing families papers; Coll 784; Box 1, Folder 14

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