United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Claims
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Lawyer and Union general. Correspondence (1855-1888) of the Denver family, from politicians concerning national politics and political appointments, and from Denver's legal practice, including cases involving damage claims for cotton illegally seized by the U.S. Government during the Civil War; a manuscript account (n.d.) of Denver's activities as a Union brigadier general, 1861-1863; a pamphlet (1884) endorsing Denver as a Democratic nominee for the presidency; typescripts of a journal (1850) kept by Denver during an overland journey from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas Territory, to California; pamphlets (1865-1891) of speeches by Denver and others, and bills of Congress in which Denver had an interest; and a genealogical chart (n.d.) of the Francis Xavier Rombach family. James William Denver Photograph Collection also in repository.