|Date||8 Apr 1853|
|Scope & Content||
Copy of letter to Alfred Goodwill from George Ventress. April 8, 1853. Nevada California. Topics: George describes in vivid detail the sinking of the steamer Independence on February 16, 1853. A tragic story. He works as a miner in California. Included is a map showing where he lives and works in California. Names mentioned: Miss Galphin, Ardis, Mrs. B.
|Lexicon category||8: Communication Artifact|
|Lexicon sub-category||Documentary Artifact|