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James William Denver correspondence, 1847-1887.
BANC MSS 2011/134 box 1
Collection Overview

Title:

James William Denver correspondence, 1847-1887

Creator/Contributor:

Denver, James William, 1817-1892, creator, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Denver, Arthur St. Clair, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Denver, Frank, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Gregory, Joseph W., correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Estill, J. W., correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Chorpenning, George, 1820-1894, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Russell, Majors and Waddell

Abstract:

Handwritten personal and professional correspondence of James William Denver with various persons over the course of his career covering a range of topics including politics, family matters, etc. Correspondents include Denver's brothers, Arthur and Frank, his wife Louise, constituents, friends, etc.

Date:

1847 (issued)

Subject:

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Denver, James William -- 1817-1892 -- Correspondence
Denver, Arthur St. Clair -- Correspondence
Denver, Frank -- Correspondence
Gregory, Joseph W -- Correspondence
Estill, J. W -- Correspondence
Chorpenning, George -- 1820-1894 -- Correspondence
United States. -- Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Politicians -- California -- Correspondence
Generals -- United States -- Correspondence
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Note:

Letters from the library of James S. Copley are housed individually in custom portfolio boxes with quarter leather over colored boards and gilt spine titles containing the letter writer's name and date. Includes typescript transcritions and original mailing envelopes.
James William Denver correspondence, BANC MSS 2011/134, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from William Reese Co.; 20090219.
Letters from the library of James S. Copley: Purchase; from Ursus Rare Books; 20101026.
Related collection: James William Denver papers (BANC MSS 92/759 c).
James William Denver (October 23, 1817-August 9, 1892) was an American politician, soldier, lawyer, and esteemed actor. He served in the California state government as a state senator and as Secretary of State, as a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from California, and as an officer in the United States Army in the Mexican War and Civil War. His ongoing political and military career involved various federal appointments, serving as Brigadier General in the Union Army, Secretary and Governor of the Kansas Territory, and Commissioner of Indian Affairs. The city of Denver, Colorado, is named after him.
In English.

Physical Description:

print
1 box (0.2 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2011/134 box 1

Origin:

California