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  Letter, Thomas H. Webb to Wm. Barnes
Author: Webb, Thomas H. (Hopkins), 1801-1866
Date: September 9, 1856

Thomas H. Webb, secretary of the New England Emigrant Aid Society, wrote from Boston, Massachusetts to William Barnes of Albany, New York. Webb lamented the difficulties experienced by free state supporters in Kansas and described efforts to convince the Massachusetts state government to provide aid to the free state settlers. He urged Barnes to launch a similar effort in New York.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: New England Emigrant Aid Company Collection, #624, Box 1, Folder 8
Item Number: 101299              Number of images: 3
Keywords: Antislavery perspective; Barnes, William, 1824-1913; Emigrant aid companies; Massachusetts; New England Emigrant Aid Company; Webb, Thomas H. (Thomas Hopkins), 1801-1866
 
 

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