University of Arizona

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Letter of Louis John Frederick Jaeger

Louis John Frederick Jaeger was a ferryman and adventurer. He operated a ferry across the Colorado River at Yuma, AZ from 1850 to 1877.

The collection includes part of holograph letter from a nephew announcing Jaeger's death in Washington, D.C., dated July 1, 1892.