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Authors: No authors specified.
Date: May 16, 1856
Brief biographical and character sketches of eight families who joined the second party of Kansas emigrants sponsored by the New York State Kansas Committee.
Keywords: Beach, Charles; Cunningham, William; Emigration and immigration; Green, Louise; Griswold, Daniel; Hawley, John H.; Hebbard, Russell; Migration, internal; New York State Kansas Committee; Page, John; Spaulding, Silas W.; Syracuse, New York; Wilbur, George W.
Copy of letter, S. L. Adair to Mrs. H. L. Hibbard
Authors: Adair, Samuel Lyle
Date: August 14, 1856
Adair, writing from Osawatomie, reported on conditions in Kansas. Mrs. Hibbard was the president of the Woman's Kansas Aid and Liberty Association of Chicago, Illinois. He reported that many recent emigrants were ill and others were using up their reserves to help others, hoping they would be repaid by aid received in Kansas. He also reported that a group of Georgians camped near Osawatomie and ran off more than 18 horses. Some free state men were prepared to confront them but they left the area. Adair wrote of rumors that a large force was coming to burn Osawatomie.
Keywords: Adair, Samuel Lyle; Chicago, Illinois; Emigration and immigration; Free state perspective; Hibbard, Mrs. H. L.; Illness; Lykins County, Kansas Territory (see also Miami County, Kansas); Miami County, Kansas (see also Lykins County, Kansas Territory); Migration, internal; Osawatomie, Battle of; Osawatomie, Kansas Territory; Proslavery activities; Proslavery settlers; Women
Letter, C. K. Holliday to Dear Dr.
Authors: Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900
Date: December 28, 1856
Writing from Meadville, Pennsylvania, Cyrus Holliday wrote to Franklin Crane concerning the need to make a lithograph of Topeka that could help attract emigrants during the upcoming season. He also felt that Crane was an important asset for the Topeka Association. The rest of the letter dealt with other association business.
Keywords: Bridges; Crane, Franklin Loomis; Emigration and immigration; Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900; Meadville, Pennsylvania; Migration, internal; Shawnee County, Kansas Territory; Topeka Association; Topeka bridge; Topeka, Kansas Territory; Town promotion
Circular, New York State Kansas Aid Society
Authors: Shurtleff, A. Havington
The circular describes the procedures for emigrating to Kansas with a company sponsored by the New York State Kansas Aid Society.
Keywords: Emigration and immigration; Migration, internal; New York State Kansas Aid Society; New York State Kansas Committee; Shurtleff, A. Havington
Advertisement, Wyandott City, The Gateway Into Kansas Territory
Authors: F. A. Hunt and Company
F. A. Hunt & Co., steamboat and land agents, promoted Wyandott City as a destination for potential emigrants to Kansas Territory.
Keywords: Advertisements; Emigration and immigration; F. A. Hunt & Co.; Migration, internal; Town promotion; Wyandotte County, Kansas Territory; Wyandotte, Kansas Territory
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