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Abbie Lord's California Hundred Autograph Book

In January of 1863 in Boston, Miss Abbie Lord presented the Hundred with its silk Stars and Stripes.  She also gathered signatures and sentiments of sixty-nine of the original Hundred (shown in order of appearance).

Courtesy of Charles Hill.  

Reed McKendry Sim Armstrong Kinne
Burlingham Doane Crum Wheat Powers
Allan, C. McIntosh Dewey Woodman Libby
Sterling Winship Sherwin White Thompson
Fillebrown Parker Rice Samuels Owen
Pelham Locke Davis Ackerman, J Beach
Schrow Laighton Allen, H. W. Carey Nixon
Ross/Briggs Ackerman, C. Robinson Towle Bumgardner
Cunningham Freeman McNiel Demsey Sivalls


Goulding Johnson Hilliard Vierick
Chalmers Loane Fletcher Plummer Benjamin
Ellet Merriam McCarthy Starr West
Ross Lee Hunt Anthony Blake
Libby (2) Hunter Percy Merriam (2)