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

Item Description
  Letter, S. C. Pomeroy to My dear good little man [Thaddeus Hyatt]
Author: Pomeroy, S. C. (Samuel Clarke), 1816-1891
Date: February 14, 1859

Responding to Hyatt's letter of February 2 in which he seems to have authorized the sale of the "Lightfoot," Pomeroy discussed that potential deal and others, regarding the growth and development of Atchison. Pomeroy also discussed making loans at up to 10 percent per month, informed Hyatt that "the Cars run through to St. Jo. To day for the first time," and painted a very optimistic picture of Atchison's prosperity and future prospects. The letter was signed, "Your 'fat belly' friend . . ."

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Samuel Pomeroy Collection, #476
Item Number: 100312              Number of images: 7
Keywords: Atchison and St. Joseph Railroad; Atchison, Kansas Territory; Banks and banking; Lightfoot (steamboat); Loans; Missouri River; Pikes Peak gold rush; Railroads; St. Joseph, Missouri; Steamboats
 
 

Transcript available

page 1
pg. 1
page 2
pg. 2
page 3
pg. 3
page 4
pg. 4
page 5
pg. 5
page 6
pg. 6
page 7
pg. 7

Full document metadata
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

The current URL is http://www.territorialkansasonline.org/~imlskto/cgi-bin/index.php?SCREEN=show_document&document_id=100312&S
CREEN_FROM=keyword&selected_keyword=St.%20Joseph,%20Missouri&startsearchat=5.
This file was last modified September 12 2013 04:09:26 PM.