Stanford Letter to Ives, 1869

Stanford to Ives Letter

Leland Stanford Letter to Butler Ives (SCM0262). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Handwritten letter, January 25, 1869, requesting more men at work “on our line at the point where the U.P. line strikes it east of Ogden,” along with a photoprint copy of a stereocard showing Butler Ives on horseback in the mountains.

Biographical/Historical Sketch:
At the time of the letter, Butler Ives was an assistant engineer with the Central Pacific Railroad.