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  Testimonies of Samuel Nickel and Miles Morris
Author: No authors specified.
Date: December 30, 1856

These testimonies, taken down by the National Kansas Committee, related the Kansas experiences of Samuel Nickel and Miles Morris, including their personal backgrounds. Nickel's claim was burned to the ground by Missourians, and he was forced to hide in the woods for fear they would take his life. The testimony of Miles Morris described his settlement on Pottawatomie Creek.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Thaddeus Hyatt Collection, #401, Box 2, Folder 3
Item Number: 100431              Number of images: 6
Keywords: Border ruffians; Fort Saunders, Kansas Territory (see also Camp Saunders); Grain; Morris, Miles; Nickel, Samuel; Pottawatomie Creek, Kansas Territory; Violence
 
 

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