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  Letter, W. W. Updegraff to William Hutchinson
Author: Updegraff, W. W.
Date: August 5, 1856

W. W. Updegraff, writing from Osawatomie, KT, described pro-slavery forces stealing horses from free state supporters, the need of free state settlers in the Osawatomie area for financial assistance, and his views on the potential for war in the event of John C. Fremont's election as president in the November 1856 election.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: William Hutchinson Collection, # 400, Box 1, Folder 2
Item Number: 100175              Number of images: 2
Keywords: Election, Presidential, 1856; Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890; Horse stealing; Hutchinson, William, 1823-1904; Lykins County, Kansas Territory (see also Miami County, Kansas); Miami County, Kansas (see also Lykins County, Kansas Territory); Osawatomie, Kansas Territory; Proslavery; Relief; Updegraff, W. W.
 
 

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