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  Worcester County Kansas League
Author: Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909
Date: March 1, 1855

The Emigrant Aid Company had to increase prices because rivers and lake were frozen. As a result, emigrants would have to travel by land with the use of railroads, leading to this price increase.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Port Vault K 325 W891Le 1855
Item Number: 100134              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Boston, Massachusetts; Emigrant aid companies; Emigrant aid companies - Free state; Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909; Missouri River; Railroads; St. Louis, Missouri; Steamboats; Worcester County Kansas League

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