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Hiram Pitt Bennet Letter to Abraham Lincoln, June 9, 1862

Identifier: M51

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a letter from Bennet to Pres. Lincoln requesting removal of Copeland Townsend as U.S. Marshal, Colorado Territory. Letter sent from "House of Reps." and signed: H.P. Bennet, Delegate Colorado.


  • June 9, 1862

Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

Hiram Pitt Bennet (1826-1914) was Colo. lawyer and politician. Moved to Kansas Territory (1859) and settled in Denver. First delegate to U.S. Congress from Colorado Territory (1861-1865).


1 envelope (1 item)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase; Fred Rosenstock, Denver, Colo.; 1978.

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Repository Details

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