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J. C. Davidson Letter to His Wife, February 27, 1862

Identifier: M183

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a letter from J. C. Davidson to his wife; he writes about his journey in Colorado Feb. 23-27, 1862 as well as personal and family matters.


  • February 27, 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

J. C. Davison was a soldier on march through Colorado to Santa Fe, N.M. via Fort Garland. "Camp Colorado" was a camping site near Colorado City.


1 envelope (1 letter)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Unknown donor; no date.


Original letter fragile. Use typed transcript.

Finding Aid for the J. C. Davidson Letter to His Wife, February. 27, 1862
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Repository Details

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

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