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Christopher Columbus Stevens Letters

Identifier: C MSS -M741

Scope and Contents

Letters to family describing trip to California (via Panama) and hard life as a miner in Nevada City, Calif.


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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

Miner and sawmill worker in gold-rush California. B. Dunham, Quebec, Canada Feb. 9, 1826. D. Burlington, Ill. 1854.


6 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Mrs. Lennig Sweet,Denver, Colo.,gift,1974.

Finding Aid for the Letters,1851-1852[manuscript]
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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Repository Details

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

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