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  Letter, E. Hoogland to Thos. N. Stinson, Esq.
Author: Hoogland, Edward
Date: July 6, 1856

Edward Hoogland, a resident of Tecumseh, KT who was visiting his family in New York, described a meeting with Governor Wilson Shannon in St. Louis concerning territorial politics. Hoogland displayed a pro-slavery perspective in his comments on Kansas affairs. He described efforts to encourage settlement in Kansas Territory, especially Tecumseh, and to promote economic development in the territory. He mentioned an acquaintance who hoped to establish a sawmill and a gristmill in the territory.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Thomas Nesbit Stinson Collection, #511, Box 1, Folder 9
Item Number: 100218              Number of images: 5
Keywords: Economic development; Gristmills; Hoogland, Edward; Law and Order Party; Mills and mill-work; Sawmills; Shannon, Wilson, 1802-1877; Stinson, Thomas N.; Tecumseh, Kansas Territory; Town building (see Town development); Town development
 
 

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