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  Letter, W.T. Sherman to James B. Goddard
Author: Sherman, William T. ((William Tecumseh), 1820-1891
Date: January 17, 1859

From Leavenworth, W.T. Sherman wrote to a correspondent in Louisville, Ohio, regarding the uncertain prospects of "the Gold Mines of Kansas." He speculated that the Pikes Peak mines would yield some gold but nothing like the mines of California and Australia, and offered some travel advice.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Thomas Ewing, Jr. Collection, #341, Letter Press Book #2
Item Number: 100533              Number of images: 2
Keywords: California; Fort Riley, Kansas Territory; Goddard, James B.; Gold mines and mining; Leavenworth County, Kansas Territory; Leavenworth, Kansas Territory; Ohio; Pikes Peak gold rush; Salt Lake, Utah; Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891
 
 

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