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  Letter, [Samuel Adair] to Bro. [S. S.] Jocelyn
Author: Adair, Samuel Lyle
Date: November 16, 1854

Samuel Adair and his family had just arrived in Kansas City, MO. He wrote to S. S. Jocelyn of the American Missionary Society. He described poor conditions for settlers in Kansas Territory, his and his wife's illnesses, the doctor who treated them owned slaves, etc. This appears to be a draft of a letter sent to Jocelyn.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Samuel and Florella Adair Collection, #161, Box 6, Folder 13
Item Number: 100366              Number of images: 4
Keywords: Adair, Florella Brown; Adair, Samuel Lyle; American Missionary Society; Illness; Jocelyn, S. S.; Kansas City, Missouri; Physicians; Slaveholders
 
 

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