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John Hartzell letter to Augusta, June 21, 1859

Identifier: M334

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a letter from John Hartzell, Denver City, Kansas Territory to his wife, Augusta; tells wife and family of arriving in Denver on June 8, 1859, having lost two oxen on the road; describes Golden, Colo., camping on the Platte, and prospecting for gold at mines fifty miles away.


  • June 21, 1859

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.


1 envelope(s) (1 sheet folded into four pages)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase; Joseph Rubinfine, Pleasantville, N.J.; 1980.

Finding Aid for the John Hartzell letter to Augusta, June 21, 1859
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Repository Details

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

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