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  Letter, Thomas Webb, Boston, Massachusetts to J. S. Emery, Brandon, Vt.
Author: Webb, Thomas H. (Hopkins), 1801-1866
Date: April 4, 1856

Emery was in New England and Webb was informing him of various places in Maine and New Hampshire that would like someone from Kansas to speak to them. Webb informed Emery that the group in New Hampshire was interested in securing recruits to go to Kansas but that Emery's principal purpose was to raise money for the Relief Fund. He wrote Emery that the sponsoring group should cover his expenses, that they should take contributions at any public meeting and that they should establish a committee for soliciting funds locally. Webb also described an incident where Missourians seized a box they thought contained weapons, but it housed a rosewood piano. Webb also mentioned that Charles Robinson was in Washington, D. C.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: James Stanley Emery Collection, #339, Box 2, Folder Correspondence 1855-1859
Item Number: 100500              Number of images: 2
Keywords: Emery, James Stanley; Free state activities; Furniture; Massachusetts; Proslavery activities; Relief; Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894; Webb, Thomas H. (Thomas Hopkins), 1801-1866
 
 

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