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Conner (Daniel Ellis) Papers
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The collection consists of two copies of a publication of D. E. Conner's account of the Walker Expedition in Arizona and typed copies of three letters to a Miss Hall in 1910.
Daniel Ellis Conner, prospector and civil engineer, was born on December 24, 1837 at Bardstown, Kentucky. He attended Hanover College in Kentucky from 1856 to 1858 and then relocated to Ridgeley, Missouri where he lived with relatives and sought employment as a civil engineer. From 1859 to 1861 Conner prospected in the gold fields of Colorado and in the fall of 1862 he joined the Walker Party in a mining exploration expedition in Arizona and New Mexico.
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