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  Letter, E. Nute, Jr. to Rev. E. E. Hale
Author: Nute, Ephraim
Date: October 3, 1855

Ephraim Nute, a Unitarian minister writing from Lawrence, K. T. to Edward Everett Hale, described the natural environment, economic developments, politics, religious affairs, and daily life in Kansas Territory. Nute commented on the need for more saw mills, efforts to construct a church, prospects for "free-thinking Christianity," and the possibility of armed conflict in the territory.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: New England Emigrant Aid Company Collection, #624, Box 1, Folder 7
Item Number: 100407              Number of images: 8
Keywords: Border ruffians; Churches; Construction; Daily life; Economic development; Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909; Houses; Lawrence, Kansas Territory; Nute, Ephraim; Religion; Sawmills; Timber; Unitarian churches; Violence
 
 

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