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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.
Portraits. Pictorial works. Nonprojected graphic
1 drawing : charcoal ; 20 x 16 in.
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
California Placer County Auburn Auburns Newcastle Auburn (Calif.)