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Catalog Number 1965.147.004
Object Name Letter, Recommendation
Scope & Content Handwritten letter of introduction for William D. Purdy, with envelope, written by C.E. Applegate, the Chief Steward of the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver, Colorado, dated November 5, 1906. The note is on Brown Palace Hotel stationery, and the envelope is printed with an image of the exterior of the hotel. The letter reads:

Introducing Mr. Wm. D. Purdy, who for several years, was associated with The Brown Palace Hotel, Denver, Colo., first, as store keeper and wine room superintendent from which two positions, he later on, was promoted to the position of Assistant Steward which latter position, he held when he, in order to better his conditions, resigned and accepted a position as Steward of The Hotel Chamberlain, Des Moines, Iowa. We found him to be at all times intelligent, faithful and painstaking in the discharge of his duties.
Respectfully
C.E. Applegate,
Chief Steward, Brown Palace Hotel,
Denver, Colo.
Date 1906
People Purdy, William D.
Extent of Description Letter: 6" x 9.375"
Envelope: 6.5" x 6.625"
Collection Biographical
Search Terms Colorado