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  Letter, Tho. Ewing Jr to My dear Sir [W. R. Griffith]
Author: Ewing, Jr., Thomas , 1829-1896
Date: December 18, 1860

With regard to the "difficulties in Linn and Bourbon Counties," Ewing wrote William Riley Griffith of Marmaton, Bourbon County, regarding their shared belief that the Republican Party should not condone the violence perpetrated by James Montgomery and company. Ewing was hopeful that if Kansas was admitted soon, order would be restored.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Thomas Ewing, Jr. Collection, #341, Letter Press Book #4
Item Number: 100602              Number of images: 3
Keywords: Bourbon County, Kansas Territory; Ewing, Thomas, 1829-1896; Free state activities; Griffith, William Riley; Lincoln administration; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Linn County, Kansas Territory; Marmaton, Kansas Territory; Montgomery, James, 1814-1871; Republican Party (U.S.: 1854- ); Violence
 
 

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