Handwritten copies of correspondence relating to the attempted export of arms from San Francisco, 1864. Handwritten copies of Presidential and Treasury Dept. orders; correspondence as Collector of the Port and Customs, with E.F. Beale, Thomas Brown, Placido Vega, General McDowell and others. v.2 - Invitation to Mr. & Mrs. James to the ball, San Francisco, Nov. 17, 1863, honoring Admiral Popoff and officers of the Russian Squadron; letter, Nov. 10, 1872, from Horace Greeley and printed copy of his acceptance of the Presidential nomination; photostat of obituary of James from the Washington Post, 1901; and other materials; v.3 - Document signed by President Abraham Lincoln commissioning Charles James Collector of Customs, San Francisco, 1864.
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