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  Letter, C. K. Holliday to Dear Dr. [Franklin Crane]
Author: Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900
Date: February 1, 1857

Cyrus Holliday wrote from Meadville, Pennsylvania to Franklin Crane, a prominent doctor in Topeka. Holliday was anxious to get back to Kansas, but family illness had prevented his departure for the territory. He reported on several people who had been involved in Kansas including such pro-slavery supporters Colonel Titus and Preston Brooks, who had died recently. He also commended Gov. Roberts (?) for his efforts on behalf of Kansas.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Franklin Loomis Crane Collection, #320, Box 1, Scrapbook
Item Number: 100214              Number of images: 3
Keywords: Brooks, Preston Smith; Crane, Franklin Loomis; Free state prospects; Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900; Meadville, Pennsylvania; Proslavery supporters
 
 

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