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  Letter, R. A. G. [Rachel Garrison] to Dear Friends (Samuel Adair]
Author: Garrison, Rachel A.
Date: December 16, 1856

Rachel Garrison, David's widow, is writing from Yellow Springs, Ohio, with instructions to Samuel Adair on how to settle her family's affairs in Kansas. She wants to try to hold on to her claim but hopes to sell a wagon for $100 and to collect on a note for $40. Sometimes she feels like she wants to return to Kansas. Her husband David was killed in the Battle of Osawatomie.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Samuel and Florella Adair Collection, #161, Box 4, Folder 3
Item Number: 100346              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Adair, Samuel Lyle; Brown, Jason; Casualties; Garrison, Rachel A.; Land claims; Lykins County, Kansas Territory (see also Miami County, Kansas); Miami County, Kansas (see also Lykins County, Kansas Territory); Ohio; Osawatomie, Kansas Territory; Yellow Springs, Ohio

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