Charles Clark Welch Letters
Scope and Contents
Collection contains three letters. Letter #1 typescript of original letter from C. C. Welch, Central City, Colo. to [W.A.H.] Loveland, Denver, concerning legislation for tolls on the Apex and Gregory Wagon Road in Gilpin County (Feb. 7, 1870). Letter #2. from Benjamin Eaton, Governor of Colo. to C. C. Welch concerns evaluation of property and water contained on Welch's parcel of land (April 1, 1886). Letter #3 from DPL librarian to editor of the Denver Times gives provenance for Letter #1 (June 22, 1911).
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Biographical / Historical
Charles Clark Welch was born in Pamelia, N.Y. on June 14, 1830. He settled in Denver, Colorado Territory in 1860 and became involved in mining, sawmill operations, railroad expansion, and irrigation. In 1870 he was one of the builders of the Colorado Central Railroad. Welch served in the Colorado Territorial Legislature in 1873 and was instrumental in establishing the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colo. He died in Jacksonville, Fla. on February 1, 1908.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source unknown; Gift, Tom Noel, 2012.
- Letters (correspondence) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Real property -- Valuation -- Colorado -- 19th century. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Toll roads -- Colorado -- Gilpin County -- 19th century. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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