Manuscript Collections
C.M. Silva & Son Correspondence.

Collection Number: D-417

Extent
1.4 linear feet
Biography
Charles M. Silva (1823-1894) and his son Edward B. Silva (1854-1952) operated C.M. Silva & Son, a nursery specializing in fruit trees and plants, in Newcastle, California.
Description
135 letters written to C. M. Silva & Son from 1874-1879. Also included is one volume of outgoing correspondence from July to December 1886. The correspondence discusses growing fruit trees and plants, orders for their fruit and plant stock, shipping procedures, the quality of their products, and account debits and credits.
Inclusive Dates
1874-1886.
Subject
Plant Science
Finding Aid on the Online Archive of California (http://findaid.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt6v19q65v)
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