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  Letter, Tho. Ewing Jr. to Dear Sir [E. Peabody]
Author: Ewing, Jr., Thomas , 1829-1896
Date: April 9, 1859

Although Thomas Ewing, Jr., was heavily involved the promotion and development of the Leavenworth, Pawnee and Western Railroad Company from his arrival in K.T., this seems to be one of few letter in the letter press books containing fairly substantial reference to those concerns to this date. Here, Ewing wrote E. Peabody of St. Louis regarding a recent company board meeting there in Leavenworth and plans "to connect with the Hannibal & St Jos: rail road, by the shortest & cheapest route to Bucklin or Easton," bypassing Platte City and Plattesburgh.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Thomas Ewing, Jr. Collection, #341, Letter Press Book #2
Item Number: 100541              Number of images: 2
Keywords: Bucklin, Missouri; Easton, Kansas Territory; Ewing, Thomas, 1829-1896; Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad Company; Leavenworth, Kansas Territory; Leavenworth, Pawnee, and Western Railroad Company; Platte City, Missouri; Platte County, Missouri; Plattesburgh, Missouri; Railroad promotion; Railroads; Railroads finance; St. Louis, Missouri
 
 

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