Reference numberMS/373/1/78
TitleLetter from Thomas Edward Thorpe, Cheyenne, Wyoming, to [Caroline] Emma [Thorpe]
Date10 August 1878
DescriptionA mix-up with baggage meant that he has gone ahead with Wright to Cheyenne, leaving Schuster and Haskins in Denver. This has given Thorpe the opportunity to make a series of magnetic determinations. He describes the development of Cheyenne from the frontier shanty 'Hell on Wheels', to a thriving town. Intends to continue to Ogden on the Union Pacific Railway, then Salt Lake City.
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NA7855Thorpe; Sir; Thomas Edward (1845 - 1925); chemist1845 - 1925
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