|Jewitt William Adams 1883-1886|
Born at South Hero, Vermont on August 6, 1835, Jewett Adams came west with the California Gold Rush. He worked in the mines and owned a general store before moving to Nevada in 1864 where he worked in mining, freighting and cattle raising. He served two terms as lieutenant governor, one term as governor and later was Superintendent of the U.S. Mint in Carson City. The Adams family moved to San Francisco in 1915 where Jewett Adams died June 18, 1920.
A - Z CORRESPONDENCE, 1883 in GOV-0002