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Eagle Creek, Shasta County to Excelsior, Sonoma County California

Eagle Creek, Shasta County, PO address, Horsetown, 18 miles south west of Shasta
Baker A M, general merchandise
Frank J M, wine manufacturer
Jones E R, general merchandise
Murray J, general merchandise

Eagleville, Modoc County, PO 43 miles south east of Dorris Bridge
Clark Willard S, hotel
McCarty Eli, blacksmith
Parker W P, carpenter
Scheeline Benjamin, postmaster and general merchandise

East Bear River, Yuba County, PO address, Wheatland, 16 miles south east of Marysville
Connelly May E, teacher
Farrell J J, hotel
Larrabee T S, teacher
Stoddard Joel & Bro, flour manufacturers

East Fork, (Scott River) Siskiyou County, PO address, Callahan's Ranch, 45 miles south of Yreka
Haislep J B, general merchandise

East Oakland, Alameda County. (See Oakland)

Eden Vale Station, Santa Clara County, PO address, San Jose, 7 miles south of San Jose
Robinson John, hotel

Edendale, Alameda County, PO 6 miles south east of Oakland
Field W J, grocery and liquor saloon
Kohler R J, reduction and refining works (Damon's Landing)
Merritt J B, superintendent fuse factory and justice of the peace
Metcalf Enos, postmaster
Toy, Bickford & Company, proprietors safety fuse factory

Edgewood, Siskiyou County, PO 24 miles south east of Yreka
Bowen G W, blacksmith
Caldwell Jackson, blacksmith
Cavanaugh Joseph, postmaster, hotel, and general merchandise
Hirst R P, lumber manufacturer
Maxwell & Sons, lumber manufacturers
Meyers Jacob, flour manufacturer

Eel River, Humboldt Company. (See Rohnerville)

El Dorado, El Dorado County, PO 6 miles south west of Placerville, is reached by the Sacramento Valley and Placerville Railroad, which terminates at Shingle Springs, thence six miles by stage.

This was formerly a very prosperous mining town, but has accompanied the general decline with the placers. Several valuable quartz mines, horticulture, and agriculture, constitute its resources
Brenton William, liquor saloon
Church Benoit T, postmaster
Davis L M, horticulturist
Drew M, harness and saddlery
Harvey R K, hotel
Hirsch & Coblentz, general merchandise and agents Wells Fargo & Company
Norton D E, horticulturist
Parsons H, butcher
Parsons S, barber
Proctor D M, physician
Russell T, groceries and provisions
Shafer Jacob, shoemaker
Thoisen John, brewery
Wetherwax J M B, wine and brandy manufacturer
Yeadon Joshua, blacksmith and wagon maker
Yeadon William, liquor saloon

El Dorado County. Organized 1850

El Monte, Los Angeles County, PO 12 miles east of Los Angeles
Broadded J W, blacksmith
Cecil J N, liquor saloon
Elias A, harness and saddlery
Fort Anton, hotel
German J T, wagon maker
Hannon C, physician
Hayes T, wagon maker
Hopper John, liquor saloon
Horn & Turner, general merchandise and agents Wells, Fargo & Company
McLain Thomas, general merchandise
Metzer Louis, general merchandise
Quinn M F, livery stable
Schmidth Henry, blacksmith
Snider L, general merchandise
Turner William F, postmaster
Tyler M F, hotel
Woodward W, blacksmith

El Tejon, Kern County, PO address, Bakersfield, 50 miles south east of Bakersfield
Beale K F, wool grower
Woodward U W, wool grower

Elk Creek, Colusa County, PO 40 miles north west of Colusa
Houston J W, hotel and teacher
Hull C T, teacher
McGetrick Thomas, postmaster and liquor saloon
Whipple H V Rev, clergyman
Williams John, trader
Wolters H, general merchandise

Elk Grove, Sacramento County, PO 16 miles south east of Sacramento
Andrews Joseph N. postmaster, general merchandise, and agent Wells, Fargo & Company
Castillo James, blacksmith
Christophel N, hotel
Eichmy ____, physician
Fischer J C, blacksmith
Kelly G K, physician
McCabe P, liquor saloon
McKinney G K, shoemaker

Elliott, San Joaquin County, PO 26 miles north east of Stockton
___ard M., hotel
Hickey J H, hay, grain, and lumber dealer
Hickey W S, marble worker
Johnson J L, postmaster
Misner & Fraser, blacksmiths and wheelwrights
Pence P, physician
Richardson W M, liquor saloon

Ellis, San Joaquin County, PO 21 miles south west of Stockton
Agler James M, agent Wells, Fargo & Company
Castle T, liquor saloon
Fabian P & Company, general merchandise
Hay John, blacksmith
Henderson George H P, postmaster
Hennessy T, liquor saloon
Klein John A, blacksmith
Lamb Jonathan, livery stable
Ludwig C, hotel
Questa S, groceries
Sevaney J E, wagon maker
Severn Silas, hotel
Stiles E B, varieties
Wacksmuth Edward, hotel

Elmira, Solano County, PO 10 miles north east of Fairfield
Allison J & Company, general merchandise
Barrett J H, notary public and justice of the peace
Bateman J K, teacher
Cadman & Mellor, blacksmiths and wheelwrights
Callahan Michael, proprietor Vaca Hotel
Cary Nelson, carpenter and cabinet maker
Chandler F B, lumber dealer
Collier J A, blacksmith and wheelwright
Cooper John, agent C. P. R. R.
Davidson L N, postmaster
Davidson & Weill, agents Wells, Fargo & Company, and general merchandise
Fay William H, teacher
Meeker S M, physician
Mize F D, teacher
Myers E Mrs, hotel
Nisson K B, contractor and builder
Ryan Daniel, liquor saloon
Smith James, butcher
Sturgill J G, livery stable, blacksmith, and wheelwright
Truett John, photographer
Wilson E J, hotel

Emigrant Gap, Placer County, PO 50 miles n e of Auburn
Bolden Joseph, agent & U Telegraph Company
Caffyn David, postmaster and hotel
Dunn Edward W, butcher
Osborn Robert S, general merchandise and agent Wells, Fargo & Company
Price J F, agent C P R R and A & P Telegraph Company
Rabe Louis, liquor saloon
Saylor John, blacksmith

Emmaton, Sacramento County, PO 50 miles south of Sacramento
Cattermole John, liquor saloon
Chase C L, general merchandise
Chase J W, butcher
Decker John, blacksmith
Fitzgerald Charles, hotel and livery stable
Perry D G, nurseryman
Upham Joseph M, postmaster, agent Wells, Fargo & Company, and general merchandise

Emmett, San Benito County, PO 30 miles south east of Hollister
McClellan C C, hotel
Storer J L, liquor saloon, (Tres Pinos Creek)
Towle G W, postmaster and hotel

Empire Flat, Sierra County, PO address, Table Rock, 18 miles north of Downieville
Marchine G, groceries and liquors

Empire Ranch, Yuba County, PO address, Smartsville, 19 miles north east of Marysville
Mooney Thomas, hotel

Enterprise, Amador County, PO address, Drytown, 15 miles north of Jackson
Tucker W H, liquor saloon

Enterprise, Butte County, PO address, Berry Creek, 15 miles north east of Oroville
Burroughs Charles, general merchandise

Enterprise, San Benito County, PO 60 miles south of Hollister
Murphy John F, postmaster

Erie, San Benito County, PO address, Drytown, 15 miles north of Jackson
Murphy John F, postmaster

Esperanza, Calaveras County, PO address, Mokelumne Hill, 6 miles north of San Andreas
Partron Victor, general merchandise

Estero Americano, Marin County, PO address, Bloomfield, Sonoma County, 43 miles north west of San Rafael
Fitzgerald John, liquor saloon

Etna Mills, Siskiyou County, PO 30 miles south west of Yreka
Able James, cabinet and carriage maker
Adams k. Brother, marble works
Board J S, attorney at law
Campbell J C, liquor saloon
Diggles J A, general merchandise
Durand A O'Brien, blacksmiths
Hall E H, notary public and justice of the peace
Hawkins Montague, express
Murx M, harness and saddlery
Payne F, lumber manufacturer
Shaw David H, postmaster and hotel
Smith A M C, physician
Smith George, dour manufacturer
Stone S E, general merchandise
Sullivan H W, livery stable
Vogan James, forwarding and commission, and agent Wells, Fargo & Company

Eureka, Humboldt County

Eureka Mills, Plumas County, PO address, Mohawk Valley, 25 miles east of Quincy
Vacavia ____, general merchandise

Eureka North, Sierra County, PO address, Fir Cap, 8 miles north of Downieville.
Davidson John, hotel
Julian Thomas J, general merchandise
Meredith Griffith, lumber dealer
Moore Libbie Miss, teacher
Wolf Jackson W, hotel

Eureka South, Nevada County, PO address, Graniteville, 26 miles north east of Nevada City, is a mining locality of considerable importance. It is on the line of the Yuba Gap, crossing the mountains, and is connected by stage and express with Nevada.
Bohannan M, general merchandise
Clark R L, blacksmith
Crandall & Rogers, livery stable
Dickinson & Company, general merchandise
Egan John, liquor saloon
Hartman William, brewery
Hayes & Company, butchers
Hortweck Joseph, liquors and boarding
McCarthy Daniel, hotel
Powell William, liquor saloon
Robb J W, hotel
Rohrig Gustav, general merchandise
Shand Mrs, hotel (Magenta Flume)

Evergreen, Santa Clara County, PO 7 miles east of San Jose
Dow Thomas, blacksmith and wagon maker
Hassler Adam, boot and shoe maker
Healey William, carpenter
Holland S, tailor
Holloway J E, Blacksmith
McMurray Frank, liquor saloon
Smith Charles C, blacksmith
Smith Frank J, postmaster and general merchandise

Excelsior, Sonoma County, PO
Walker O, postmaster

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Source: Pacific Coast Business Directory for 1876-78, Compiled by Henry G. Langley, San Francisco, 1875

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