T.J. Hampson

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TJ Hampson from the Cascadia Courier
from the Cascadia Courier, Thomas Jefferson Hampson Goes To War

Thomas Jeffereson Hampson was a miner in the Garfield area of Chaffee County, Colorado, during the 1880s. What follows are excerpts taken from some of the newspaper columns he sent from Garfield to the editor of the Salida Mail from 1885-1889.

Link here to the compilation written by Thomas Jefferson Hampson.

Dates sourced from the Salida Mail:

1885 – 1/2, 1/15, 1/31, 6/26, 12/11

1886 – 9/3, 9/10, 10/15, 11/5, 11/12, 12/2, 12/10

1887 – 4/8, 4/22

1888 – 1/20, 2/17, 3/30, 4/6, 5/11, 6/8, 6/15, 7/27, 9/18, 11/27

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