Skip Redundent Navigation
Territorial Kansas Online 1854-1861 Explore Topics Territorial A-Z Map Lesson Plans  
Back to search results

Item Description
  Letter, Ke Kahn [Joseph N. Bourassa] to Mr. Thos. N. Stinson
Author: Bourassa, Joseph N.
Date: December 29, 1856

Joseph N. Bourassa, a Pottawatomie Indian who signed this letter with his Indian name of Ke Kahn, wrote to Thomas N. Stinson, a Tecumseh resident and Indian trader. Bourassa, writing from Council Grove, Kansas Territory, described his efforts to recruit musicians and dancers for a New Year's Eve ball.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Thomas Nesbit Stinson Collection, #511, Box 1, Folder 11
Item Number: 100251              Number of images: 2
Keywords: Balls (parties); Bourassa, Joseph N.; Celebrations; Community life; Council Grove, Kansas Territory; Dance parties; Entertainment; Ke Kahn; Morris County, Kansas Territory; Music; Musicians; Parties; Stinson, Thomas N.

Transcript available

page 1
pg. 1
page 2
pg. 2

Full document metadata

The current URL is
This file was last modified September 12 2013 04:09:26 PM.