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Catalog Number 74-6039
Accession number 74-6039
Object Name Record, Judicial
Collection Manuscripts and Small Collections
Title Isaiah and Robert J. Pollock statements
Date 1920/09/08
Year Range from 1920
Year Range to 1920
Description Three related documents which appear to have been prepared in conjunction with a land or probate dispute:

1) Statement of Robert J. Pollock, 543 Oak Street, Willows, California, dated September 8, 1920, documenting his family history, including their trip across the plains from Kansas in 1863. Other members of the family settled in Lassen County, San Jose, and San Francisco. (Original accession number is 74-6039)

2) Letter from Geordie to "sweet little mother", dated May 31, 1920, from San Francisco, enclosing the statement of Isiah with recommendations for preparing the addressee's statement.

3) Statement of Isaiah Eli Hallett of Litchfield, Lassen County, California, dated at San Francisco, May 28, 1920. Hallett documents the family's trip across the plains, and goes into more detail about a missing member of the family, James King Belk, who was married to his sister Olive Rebecca. (Original accession number is 74-6037)

4) Typed timetable/chronology of trip by R. Gelatt, Markeeville, dated June 1, 1865. Places mentioned: Willow Springs, Devil's Gate, Independence Rock, Sweetwater, Fremont's Peak, Pacific Spring, Little Sandy, Green River, Tulick's Fork, Bear River, Soda Springs, Old Fort Hall Road, Meyers Bear River cutoff, Fall Creek, Lander's Road, Goose Creek, Humboldt Wells, Lander City, Ragtown, Carson River, Willow Town, Ft. Churchill, Virginia City. (Original accession number 74-6070)
Level of description Folder
People Pollock, Robert J.
Subjects Pioneers -- California (LCSH)
Overland journeys to the Pacific (LCSH)
Extent of Description 1 folder