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San Francisco Earthquake

Updated Jun 24, 2021
Tom Sturgeon shared a photo
on Oct 02, 2004 12:00 AM
Description:
San Francisco April 20/06

2:30 P.M. corner of Market and 7th St.

We got across the bay on a relief boat as a committee to hand out bread and meat to the unfornate (unfortunate). there is only two Building standing as a whole and they are the mint- and P.O.

I am with John Ryan
have not seen or heard of any folks yet are on our way to where they lived will write again tonight-
J Builkie



Written on the side of the letter:

Earthquake he??

found the folks O.K.

(next two words unclear) april

21!! 10110 pretty (next word is unclear)

Worn out:

This cause (?) later


The letter is addressed to:

Mrs. J. B. (unclear)
Yuba City
Cal

Post marks:

Sent: San Francisco Cal
April 20 3PM
1906

Received: Yuba City Cal
April 22 6AM
1906

The letter is on aged paper that has been folded and used as the envelope mailed in. The back side of the paper is a postal from used by postal carriers to track time.
Date & Place: in Yuba City, California United States

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