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  Letter, J. B. Woodward to S. N. Wood
Author: Woodward, J. B.
Date: December 2, [1860]

From Junction City, Woodward wrote to inform Wood that he (Woodward) was "elated with the idea" that Wood might move his newspaper to Junction City and promised to do all he could to support the paper if the relocation came about. According to Woodward his town needed "a Press just as rabid and saucy as yours" that could effectively counter opposition. Reference was made to a "Geery," apparently H. T. Geery, who switched to the Democratic Party and started a Junction City newspaper. This may have been the Kansas Frontier, which was published by H.N. Short and H.T. Geery at least by the spring of 1861. (Only two extant copies exist; the first is vol. 1, no. 8, May 25, 1861.)

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Samuel N. Wood Collection, #548
Item Number: 100396              Number of images: 8
Keywords: Davis County, Kansas Territory; Democratic Party (U.S.); Geary County, Kansas; Geery, H. T.; Junction City, Kansas Territory; Kansas Frontier; Newspapers; Partisan press; Republican Party (U.S.: 1854- )
 
 

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