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  Letter, J. M. Winchell to My Dear Sir [Thaddeus Hyatt]
Author: Winchell, James M., 1823-1877
Date: September 20, 1856

James M. Winchell wrote from Burlington to Thaddeus Hyatt, president of the National Kansas Committee, regarding an emigrant train of 500 settlers heading south from Iowa City. The author intended to travel to speak with Governor Geary before he met up with the emigrants. Winchell also included in this letter a private insert pertaining to his suspicions about the motivations of a newcomer named Dr. Root.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Thaddeus Hyatt Collection, #401, Box 1, Folder 4
Item Number: 101405              Number of images: 5
Keywords: Eldridge, Shalor Winchell, 1816-1899; Hyatt, Thaddeus; Lecompton, Kansas Territory; National Kansas Committee; Nebraska Territory; Relief; Root, Joseph P., 1826-1885; Winchell, James M., 1823-1877
 
 

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