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Hiram Alton Diary

Identifier: M7

Scope and Contents

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


  • April 6, 1864-August 12, 1865

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1 envelope(s) (15 leaves)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Unknown donor.


Allton made a 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.
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Repository Details

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

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