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Albert Byron Sanford Letters

Identifier: M682

Scope and Contents

Collection contains two letters -- 1. letter (1935) to Denver Mayor Benj. F. Stapleton gives background about ferrying conditions on South Platte River as a Denver election issue in 1865. -- 2. portion of a letter (1924?) to unidentified recipient concerns Colorado pioneer John McBroom and visitors to his cabin at the mouth of Bear Creek above Denver.


  • circa 1924, 1935

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Albert Bryon Sanford was a Colo. pioneer, mining assayer, curator with State Historical Society.


1 envelope (2 items)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Mrs. M.B. Robinson; Unknown donor.

Description rules
Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

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