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Alexander Cameron Hunt Letter to John

Identifier: M889

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a letter concerning the upcoming constitutional convention and Hunt's opposition to statehood for Colo. Collection also available on microfilm (C MSS Mflm208).


  • July 9, 1864

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The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Alexander Cameron Hunt was the Governor of Colorado Territory (1867-1869). B. Dec. 25, 1825 New York state. Traveled by ox team to Colorado 1858-1859. D. May 14, 1894 Chicago, Ill.


1 envelope (1 folded leaf : 3 pages)

1 microfilm reel

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Harry C. Stewart, 1948. Transferred from WH423 (West Auraria Historical Society) 2002.

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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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