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Title
[John Craig Boggs]
Date Created and/or Issued
[18--?]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
Bust-length drawing.
1990-1605.
Mrs. F. Howell
John Craig Boggs was born in Greencastle, Pennsylvania in 1825. Came to California during the Gold Rush in Sept. 1849, coming around Cape Horn on the ship, Xylon. Went to Auburn, Placer County. Engaged in gold mining, general merchandising, served in various posts as sheriff, constable, marshall, county assessor and postmaster. Settled on ranch in Newcastle raising fruit.
Type
image
Format
Portraits.
Pictorial works.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 drawing : charcoal ; 20 x 16 in.
Identifier
(C)001489088CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
Boggs, John Craig,, 1825-1909--Portraits
Pioneers--California--Placer County
Gold miners--California--Placer County
Merchants--California--Auburn
Sheriffs--California--Auburns
Farmers--California--Newcastle
Postmasters--California--Auburn
Auburn (Calif.)--Pictorial works
Newcastle (Calif.)--Pictorial works
Portrait drawings
Charcoal drawings
Place
California
Placer County
Auburn
Auburns
Newcastle
Auburn (Calif.)

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