Luke Cahill letter
Scope and Contents
Letter from Cahill to D.H. Bellrose, Colorado State Senator, which introduces an accompanying typescript of a letter written by Cahill to U.S. Senator John F. Shafroth in 1918 in which Cahill requests help in securing a larger pension for his services in the Indian Wars. The 1918 letter outlines Cahill's various experiences during the wars and includes a typescript of a letter written in 1913 from W.F. Cody to Cahill, thanking him for his service while they served together in 1868 and 1869. Cahill was presenting the typescript as a gift to Bellrose.
- Cahill, Luke (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Soldier in A Company, Fifth U.S. Infantry during the Indian Wars. National Commander, Indian War Vetrans of the United States of America.
1 folder (0.01 linear ft.) : 6 p.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; LeRoy Hafen.
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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- 2010 April 29
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.