Reid, Bernard J. (Bernard Joseph), 1823-1904; Letters; People; Reid, James; San Francisco (Calif.);
A letter written in San Francisco from Bernard J. Reid to his brother James Reid. Bernard hopes that James writes soon, and laments his bad luck of not finding any gold after working hard to help a company dam the Stanislaus river.
Reid, Bernard J. (Bernard Joseph), 1823-1904; United States, Civil War, 1861-1865; Danks, John; Letters;
A letter from John Danks to Bernard J. Reid. Danks is applying for a pension from the government due to injury during the Civil War. Danks needs to find a person who witnessed his wounding during battle, and hopes Reid can help in that matter.
Reid, Bernard J. (Bernard Joseph), 1823-1904; Andolsheck, Andrew; Catholic Church; People; Letters; United States, Civil War, 1861-1865
A letter from Pastor Andrew Andolsheck to a right reverend bishop. The paster begs the bishop to help him receive donations from Mr. McLaughlin so that the church bills can be paid. Bernard J. Reid had delievered the money from donators and gave...
Reid, Bernard J. (Bernard Joseph), 1823-1904; Rence, A.; United States, Civil War, 1861-1865; Bull Run, 2nd Battle of, Va., 1862; Pensions; United States, Civil War, 1861-1865
A letter written from the General Hospital at Army Square in Washington, D.C., from A. Rence to Captain Bernard J. Reid. Rence asks Reid to help him receive his pension for his wound he received at the battle of Bull Run.
Alum Rock Park (San Jose, Calif.); Arbuckle, Clyde, 1903-1998; Nature; People; Photographs; San Jose (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History;
Big tourist attraction at Alum Rock Park. Touted as a meteor but may have been a natural occurrence. Broken up in 1918 to help with the war effort. Smelting yielded 39 tons of high grade magnanese ore used in the manufacture of armor plating.
California--History--1800-1850; Diversity; Indians of North America ; Mission Period; San Jose (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History;
August 3, 1808 document from Jose Maria Estudillo in Monterey to the Commissioner of the town of San Jose. Estudillo urges kindness and fair treatment of the "heathen" Indians who are to be brought in to help with the current harvest,...