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Glances at California, 1847-1853, diaries and letters of William Rich Hutton ...
Summary
William Hutton (1826-1901) left Washington, D.C. for California in 1847 as a clerk to his uncle, an army paymaster. He remained for six years, returning east to a distinguished career in civil engineering. Glances at California (1942) chronicles his six years in the state, beginning with his voyage via Panama and life with the U.S. Army occupation forces, 1847-49, and travel to Monterey, Santa Barbara, San Pedro, Los Angeles, and Mazatlán. In June 1849 he accompained Edward O.C. Ord on a surveying expedition to Los Angeles and later worked as a surveyor in San Luis Obispo and as assistant to Henry W. Halleck at a Santa Clara County quicksilver mine and a San Francisco law office.
Contributor Names
Hutton, Wm. R. (William Rich), 1826-1901.
Waters, Willard O. (Willard Otis), 1871-
Lessing J. Rosenwald Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
San Marino, The Huntington library, 1942.
Subject Headings
-  California--Description and travel
-  California--Social life and customs
-  Law--Political aspects--California
-  Mines and mineral resources--California
Notes
-  Bibliographical foot-notes.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Gift of Lessing J. Rosenwald, 1943-1975.
Medium
xx, 86 p. 24 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F865 .H963
F865 .H963 Copy 3 Copy 3.
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.177
Library of Congress Control Number
42023983
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William Hutton (1826-1901) left Washington, D.C. for California in 1847 as a clerk to his uncle, an army paymaster. He remained for six years, returning east to a distinguished career in civil engineering. Glances at California (1942) chronicles his six years in the state, beginning with his voyage via Panama and life with the U.S. Army occupation forces, 1847-49, and travel to Monterey, Santa Barbara, San Pedro, Los Angeles, and Mazatlán. In June 1849 he accompained Edward O.C. Ord on a surveying expedition to Los Angeles and later worked as a surveyor in San Luis Obispo and as assistant to Henry W. Halleck at a Santa Clara County quicksilver mine and a San Francisco law office.
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"California as I Saw It:" First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900.

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Hutton, Wm. R, Willard O Waters, and Lessing J. Rosenwald Reference Collection. Glances at California, -1853, diaries and letters of William Rich Hutton. San Marino, The Huntington library, 1942. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/42023983/.

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Hutton, W. R., Waters, W. O. & Lessing J. Rosenwald Reference Collection. (1942) Glances at California, -1853, diaries and letters of William Rich Hutton. San Marino, The Huntington library. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/42023983/.

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Hutton, Wm. R, Willard O Waters, and Lessing J. Rosenwald Reference Collection. Glances at California, -1853, diaries and letters of William Rich Hutton. San Marino, The Huntington library, 1942. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/42023983/>.