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Title: History of Clear Creek and Boulder valleys, Colorado : containing a brief history of the state of Colorado … an account of the Ute trouble : a history of Gilpin, Clear Creek, Boulder, and Jefferson counties, and biographical sketches
Year: 1880 (1880s)
Authors: O.L. Baskin & Co
Subjects: Clear Creek County (Colo.) — History Gilpin County (Colo.) — History Jefferson County (Colo.) — History Boulder County (Colo.) — History Colorado — Biography
Publisher: Chicago : O.L. Baskin & Co.
Contributing Library: New York Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN
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M^^6^ HISTORY OF GILPIN COUNTY. 263 fire, which had just reached the Teller Houseand Register building when they arrived. Again, quoting from the Regi&U r- < all: Butwhy rest upon these sad, sorrowful scenes ?Why describe the wild scene of terror that tookpossession of all; the rushing to and fro ofmen in their vain efforts to save property ;the wailings of women in their frantic en-deavors to save smile household idol; and thecries of childhood separated from fathers andmothers. I he pandemonium of voices, weepingand wailing, which arose above the hissing ofthe flames, the crackling of timbers, and thefalling of buildings? Suffice it, to say,that, when the shadows of night fell uponthe prosperous mining camp of the morning, a scene of desolation was presented tothe eye which sickened every beholder andleft impressions which all will take to thegrave. (; Throughout the long watches of the night,huddled together on the mountain sides, smallknots of sad, sorrowing men, women and
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