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James H. Seymour letter to John D. Briggs

Identifier: M1642

Scope and Contents

Letter written on printed sheet showing "Map of the gold region with the routes thereto," table of distances from Omaha City to Cherry Creek, estimate for outfit for four men, provisions and supplies for six months. Concerning Colorado gold rush, writer states "Everything is right at diggings. Latest news very favorable".


  • February 10, 1859

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1 envelope

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Frontier America,Bryan, Texas, 1985.

Uncontrolled Related/Analytical Title

Map of the gold region with the routes thereto.

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Repository Details

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