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Ames, Charles S., 1853-1925



Charles S. Ames was born to Adelia Ward and Charles Ames in 1853. Born in Vermont, the family moved to Illinois around 1855. Charles had four siblings, Edward Ames, Avery M., Chancery Daniel, and Annette J. Charles moved to Denver, Colorado in his adult life, where he lived until his death in 1925.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Charles Ames Telegram

 Item — Box 1 of 1: [Barcode: 31141024407269]
Identifier: RH-A-4296
Scope and Contents

This collection includes one 1896 telegraph from Charles Ames (1853-1925) to his brother Edward Ames (1851-1949) of Kalamazoo, Michigan.

The top of the page has ‘The Western Union Telegraph Company’ printed in bold letters, and information on the transfer and delivering of messages written in smaller print below it. Underneath the printed information section is a fillable are for people to list various internal information, the date, sender, recipient, and the message.

Dates: 1896