Asahel C. Beckwith, 1827-1896 [RG0705.AM]


RG0705.AM:  Asahel C. Beckwith, 1827-1896

Letter:  1938

Cheyenne, Evanston County, Wyoming: Merchant, broker

Size:  One item


The collection consists of a three page letter, written April 23, 1938, by Frank Beckwith to Louise Stegner of Omaha. He tells what little he knows of his father, Asahel C. Beckwith, and his connection with the Union Pacific Railroad as a contractor for Chinese labor. Other topics described in the letter include his time as commission merchant and partner in Beckwith, Quinn and Company, which was organized in 1875 at Evanston, Wyoming.


Frank Beckwith letter, 1938


Subject headings:

Beckwith, Asahel C., 1827-1896

Beckwith, Frank Asahel, 1876-1951

Beckwith, Quinn and Company (Wyoming)

Evanston, Wyoming

Union Pacific Railroad Company

Revised TMM      07-18-2017

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