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  Letter, Rebecca Wakefield to Sir
Author: Wakefield, Rebecca
Date: September 15, 1855

Rebecca Wakefield, writing from Milan, Ohio to the New England Emigrant Aid Company, stated that her husband had settled in Kansas in May 1855 but had gotten sick and was now unable to pay for her and her three children to join him. She sought assistance from the emigrant aid company to finance her trip to Kansas.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: New England Emigrant Aid Company Collection, #624, Box 1, Folder 6
Item Number: 100413              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Children; Emigration and immigration; Milan, Ohio; New England Emigrant Aid Company; Ohio; Poor; Poverty; Wakefield, Rebecca; Women
 
 

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