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Item ID   156815    
Open more fields Accession Number   BANC MSS 2010.558 similar items
Open more fields Other Number   WJHC 1987.004 (legacy) similar items
·  Number   WJHC 1987.004 similar items
·  Type   legacy similar items
Level of description   Collection similar items
Open more fields Author/Creator Seligman Hoffman similar items
Title   Seligman Hoffman citizenship papers similar items
Extent and Quantity   1 folder similar items
Biographical History   Seligman Hoffman emigrated from Germany to the U.S. He first settled in North Carolina, where he became an American citizen. Eventually, he settled in San Francisco and had three children: Jessie, William, and Eugene. Jessie married Samuel Meyer; they had two children, Elise and John. Elise Meyer married Lewis Samuel Rose, a grandson of Moses Rosenbaum (the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life includes a portrait of Moses Rosenbaum painted by Toby Rosenthal). Elise and Lewis had two children: Lewis S. Rose, Jr. and John. similar items
Scope and Content   Collection consists of one hand-written court document attesting to the American citizenship of Seligman Hoffman received from the Court of Pleas and Common Session in Wilmington, North Carolina in 1851. On the reverse of the document is a voter registration seal for the city of San Francisco (1888). similar items
Link to this Item   http://magnesalm.org/notebook_fext.asp?site=magnes&book=156815 similar items
Link to UC Berkeley OskiCat   http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b18309773~S1    
Link to Magnes.org   http://www.magnes.org/collections/archives/western-jewish-americana/hoffman-seligman-citizenship-document-1851    
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