Eunice P. Houche letter

Eunice P. Houche letter

Dates: 1857

Handwritten and signed letter. The letter primarily contains affectionate greetings and personal family matters. Houche gossips about the local gentry, especially Erastus S. ("Doc") Holden, organizer of the Holden Drug Company and the mayor of Stockton. Houche also mentions particulars about President Buchanan's popularity in her area and the gubernatorial race in California.

  • Extent: 1 item
  • Creator: Houche, Eunice P.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1366
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Eunice P. Houche letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 1366; Eunice P. Houche letter; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1366, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Acquisition Information
Subject Terms
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868; Holden, Erastus S.; Correspondence; Material Types; Politicians--California--History--Sources; Stockton (Calif.)--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Houche (Eunice P.) letter
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Patsy Shin Hernandez
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:50-0600
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Biographical History

Woman living in Stockton, California.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts