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Christopher Columbus Stevens Letters

Identifier: M741

Scope and Contents

Collection contains letters to family describing trip to California (via Panama) and hard life as a miner in Nevada City, Califorina.


  • 1851-1852

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The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Christopher Columbus Stevens was a miner and sawmill worker in gold-rush California. B. Dunham, Quebec, Canada Feb. 9, 1826. D. Burlington, Ill. 1854.


1 envelope (6 items)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Mrs. Lennig Sweet, 1974.

Description rules
Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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Repository Details

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

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