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Lewis Jones papers

Identifier: C MSS -M417

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a copy of a letter (1843 July 6) from daughter Sarah A. Jones in Independence; addressed to father, Mr. Lewis Jones "Where'er he may be found." Also typescript of biographical extract from: History of the Arkansas Valley, Colorado (Chicago : O.L. Baskin, 1881).


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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

Lewis Jones was born in Bourbon County, Kentucky in 1799. Moved to Colorado from Independence, Missouri in 1860. He was a tradesman in Mexico and the Western U.S. (1829-1867). Retired in 1867 to Canon City, Colorado where he became a rancher. Jones died on April 20, 1876.


1 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition



Family letter is a photocopy. Repository of original unknown.

Finding Aid for the Lewis Jones papers,1843-1881[manuscript]
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Repository Details

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

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