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Daniel C. Ritchey Papers

Identifier: M659

Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence and business records: including a document appointing Ritchey as justice of the peace for Jefferson County, Territory of Jefferson, signed by R.W. Steele, Governor (1861); three account books 1869-1870 from Millard, Beymer & Co., lumber dealers in Corning, Iowa.


  • 1855-1905

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Daniel Carmichael Ritchey was born in Charlestown, Ind, on October 26, 1817. He and his family lived in Golden City, Jefferson County, Colorado Territory in the early 1860s before returning to Iowa. He died in 1908 in Corning, Iowa.


1 envelope (20 items)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Fred Rosenstock, 1975.

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Repository Details

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

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