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  Letter, W. T. Sherman to Wm. T. Coleman & Co.
Author: Sherman, William T. ((William Tecumseh), 1820-1891
Date: November 15, 1858

From Leavenworth on behalf of "two sons of the Hon. Thos Ewing of Ohio" and himself, Sherman informed Coleman & Co., "No. 88, Wall Street New York," that the firm would be pleased to be of whatever service they could. He then wrote of Leavenworth's great prospects: "we propose to make this our future home. . . . It now contains 10000 people, and reminds me much in the appearance of its houses, streets, and people of California towns in 1851 & 2."

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Thomas Ewing, Jr. Collection, #341, Letter Press Book #2
Item Number: 100522              Number of images: 2
Keywords: California; Ewing, Thomas, 1789-1871; Leavenworth County, Kansas Territory; Leavenworth, Kansas Territory; New York, New York; Ohio; Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891; Town promotion; Wm. T. Coleman & Co.
 
 

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