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  Letter, A. H. Reeder to Dear Sir [Franklin Crane]
Author: Reeder, Andrew H. (Andrew Horatio), 1807-1864
Date: November 28, 1859

Andrew Reeder, former governor of Kansas Territory, wrote from Easton, Pennsylvania to Dr. Franklin Crane of Topeka. The letter discussed business interests in Kansas and prospects for Kansas's admission to the union. Reeder also suggested that it might be beneficial to replace place names established by the bogus legislature, which had pro slavery connections.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Franklin Loomis Crane Collection, #320, Box 1, Scrapbook
Item Number: 100227              Number of images: 2
Keywords: Admission, Kansas (see also Statehood); Bogus legislature; Crane, Franklin Loomis; Reeder, Andrew H. (Andrew Horatio), 1807-1864; Topeka, Kansas Territory
 
 

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