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Identifier: MS 204A
Identifier: MS 236
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS -Vault-173
Overview William Monroe (1818-1908) was a Wisconsin doctor who went to California during the Gold Rush, where he worked as a gold miner and physician. The collection contains fourteen letters, dated 1850-1851, mostly exchanged between William Monroe and his wife Mary Monroe (1822-1903). Letters written by William Monroe to his wife document his overland journey from Mineral Point, Wisconsin, to California (April-August 1850); and his experiences and observations as a gold miner and physician in...
- Subject: Gold miners -- California -- Correspondence X