Toll, Charles H. (Charles Hansen), 1850-1901

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Charles Hansen Toll (1850-1901), the son of Abel and Sarah Toll, graduated from Hamilton College in 1872. He continued his studies in the law office of Frank Hiscock and was admitted to the New York Bar in 1874. He moved to Colorado in 1875 for his health and to seek the greater opportunity of the West. Settling in Del Norte, Col., he opened a small law office and was soon elected county judge. In 1878, he was elected to the Colorado Legislature and from 1881 to 1883 served as Colorado's Attorney General. He then quit politics and continued his successful private law practice in Denver, specializing in mining litigation.

From the description of Letters, 1868-1878. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191259815

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referencedIn McLellan, Mable,. Stagecoaches : Jain Brothers Ward and Gold Hill stage. Boulder Public Library
referencedIn Toll, Katharine Wolcott. Papers of Katharine Wolcott Toll, 1809-2004 (inclusive), 1890-1985 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Bicknell, John Dustin, 1838-1911. Papers of John Dustin Bicknell, 1872-1914 (bulk 1887-1897). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Toll, Charles H. (Charles Hansen), 1850-1901. Letters, 1868-1878. Gadsden Public Library
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associatedWith Bicknell, John Dustin, 1838-1911. person
associatedWith Hamilton College (Clinton, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Toll, Katharine Wolcott. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Del Norte (Colo.)
West (U.S.)
Mines and Mineral Resources
Voyages and travels


Birth 1850

Death 1901



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SNAC ID: 49232017