The History of the Civil War in America; Comprising a Full and Impartial Account of the Origin and Progress of the Rebellion.

Springfield, Mass: Published by Gurdon Hill, 1863.

Price: $1,250.00

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Illus. 2 vols. 8vo. FOUNDER OF DENVER GIVES TO SON. Publisher's morocco, blindtamped, hinges split.

Item #339471

Inscribed on the ffep of Volume I "Thomas M. Larimer/ Presented by his Father/ Wm. Larimer Jr./ Leavenworth Kansas 18th June 1863." Second Volume signed by T.M. Larimer in 1866

William Larimer Jr. (809 – 1875) was a Kansas state senator, American settler, and land developer who is best known as the founder of Denver, Colorado, in 1858. Larimer often went by "General Larimer", having acquired the title in the Pennsylvania Militia.