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Authors: Drake, Samuel Adams
This printed guide to those intending to go the the gold fields near Pike's Peak included a short history of the region since the discovery of the gold and a list of distances from Leavenworth via various locations to Denver City. It contained various tips about how to prepare for the trip. The pamphlet also promoted Leavenworth as "superior to any point on the border" and contained information about the city and the businesses there. For example, the pamphlet listed the number of various kinds of businesses, manufacturers, occupations, and social institutions in Leavenworth. A hand written note on the item indicated the information in the pamphlet was published in the Leavenworth Daily Times on February 14, 1860.
Keywords: Business enterprises; Denver City, Kansas Territory; Leavenworth County, Kansas Territory; Leavenworth, Kansas Territory; Pikes Peak gold rush; Retail businesses; Town promotion; Travel
Photograph, Denver City, K.T.
Authors: No authors specified.
Date: December 15, 1860
Photograph of an illustration captioned "The Kansas Gold Region-View of Auraria and Denver City, Cherry Creek, near Long's Peak." The drawing was made by Col. D. H. Huyett and was published in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, December 15, 1860.
Keywords: Denver City, Kansas Territory; Huyett, D. H.; Photographs and Illustrations
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