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Hiram Allton diary

Identifier: C MSS -M7

Scope and Contents

Typed transcript of diary entries. End of diary (Oct. 1864-Aug. 1865) briefly describes efforts to find work in San Francisco Bay region.


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Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Allton made journey from Columbus, Ohio to San Francisco, Calif. Apr. 6-Oct. 1, 1864. Crossed plains and mountains by ox cart; in Colorado by South Platte route.


15 envelope(s)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.


Transcription (undated) from unidentified source. Repository of original unknown.

Finding Aid for the Hiram Allton diary,1864 Apr. 6-1865 Aug. 12[manuscript]
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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Repository Details

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

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