Important peremptory auction sale of that magnificent property well known as the Kelsey Tract, Oakland...
Gift of Mr. William G. Boardman

The lots shown on this subdivision map front on Grove St., Elm St. (or 24th St.), Laurel St. (or 25th St.) and Telegraph Ave. The real estate agents cited are Maurice Dore & Co. and Olney & Co.; H.A. Cobb is identified as the auctioneer. Kelsey House, a "Family Hotel or Boarding House, of 43 rooms and laundry of 4 rooms, well built and conveniently arranged" is located on Elm St. just off Telegraph Ave. The "fine residence and cultivated grounds of T.B. Simpson, Esq." are shown to occupy most of the city block of 22d St. from Grove St. to Telegraph Ave. Many other sites of residences are shown on the map, as well.

Used: William F. Boardman

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