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Paul Morton Letter to Will Bennett

Identifier: M547

Scope and Contents

Collection contain a letter from Paul Mortin, Washington, DC to Will Bennett, Denver, Colo.; reminiscences about boyhood friends in Colorado including the Bennett boys. Mentions his own family and encloses photograph of Arbor Lodge in Nebraska City, Neb. (family home of his father J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day).


  • August 30, 1904

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The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Paul Morton (May 22, 1857 - February 19, 1911) was a U.S. businessman, and served as the 36th Secretary of the Navy (1904-1905) under Theodore Roosevelt.


1 envelope(s) (1 item, photograph)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.

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Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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