Special Orders Appointing William Larimer As a Recruiting Officer, 1867
Very Good. 1867. Ephemera. Special Orders No. 12 Extract from the State of Kansas, Adjutant General's Office, Topeka, July 3, 1867. Handwritten order has fold splits and light soil. "Wm. Larimer is hereby appointed a Recruiting officer with the rank of 2nd Lieutenant for the Battalion of Cavalry now being being recruited in this State for service against the Indians. He is authorized to recruit in the county of Leavenworth and will report to these Head-Quarters. By order of the Commander-in-Chief, [signature illegible] Adjutant General." William Larimer founded and named Denver in 1858 and eventually returned to Kansas where he was a state senator from 1867-1870. Larimer County, Colorado is named after him. ; 9 3/4" x 8" . (Inventory #: 012071)
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