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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Framed ledger sheets from July 1880 to April 1881 and ledger sheets from June 14, 1881 to July 14 1981 for Virginia City, Colorado created by Sol Harris as treasurer. Also in the frame is an envelope from the U.S. Department of the Interior, Census Office addressed to the Village Treasurer of Virginia City Colorado. The envelope is dated December 16, 1880. The town of Virginia City was reincorporated as Tin Cup, Colorado in 1982.
Overview Solomon Hirsch and Hannah Levi Hirsch had six sons who immigrated to the United States and changed their last name to Harris. They were born in Fordom, Posen (Poland) and settled in New Jersey. Solomon Harris and his brother Eli went out west and settled in Virginia City, Colorado. The two brothers opened the Harris Bros. Beehive dry goods store by 1880 when Solomon became the town's treasurer. Because of confusion with Virginia City in Nevada and Montana, the town was reincorporated as Tin Cup...
Dates: Other: Between 1870 and 1884