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John K. Houston letters to George W. Shaw

Identifier: M1611

Scope and Contents

Houston's letters from various camps and posts in California and New Mexico to George W. Shaw, lawyer in Geneseo, Ill., and friend from boyhood.


  • 1856-1874

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Biographical / Historical

Soldier and miner in California and New Mexico.


1 envelope(s)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Fred Rosenstock.

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Repository Details

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

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