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J. B. McClure letter

Identifier: C MSS -M2074
Scope and Contents Five and a half page letter written to Mr. and Mrs. J.E. McClure, parents of J.B. McClure, contains a description of J.B. McClure's climb up Pikes Peak and his view of life in Colorado Springs, Colo. (1873).
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James Ross letter

Identifier: C MSS -M1960
Scope and Contents Single letter from James Ross to his brother, Thomas Ross. The letter contains a first hand account of James Ross' experiences while prospecting in "French Gulch" on the Western Slope of Colorado in August 1861. Subjects briefly mentioned include searching for a housekeeper, dangers of pit mining, medical costs and the Mormon blockage of the road to California. A typescript of the letter is included in the file.
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