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Adamson, L.B. (fl. 1865) to Mr. Livingston re: order for appearance at the office of the Street Commissioner

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04472 Author/Creator: Adamson, L.B. (fl. 1865) Place Written: Central City, [Colo.] Type: Letter signed Date: 1865/06/09 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: The letter orders Mr. Livingston to appear at the office of the Street Commissioner's, where he will receive instructions for labor upon the streets of the city.

People: Livingston
Adamson, L.B., fl. 1865.

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Labor, Road Construction, Infrastructure, Government and Civics

Sub Era: The American Civil War