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  Letter, Robert A. Tovey to My Dear Wife [Eliza (Matthew) Tovey]
Author: Tovey, Robert Atkins
Date: December 17, 1854

Robert Atkins Tovey, Sr, having arrived in "Kanzas" Territory, wrote to his wife, Eliza (Matthew) Tovey, at their home in Albany, New York. Tovey described his working and living conditions, calling his Native American boss "most pleasant" and his living arrangements "comfortable," though infested with rats. Tovey, also a preacher, mentioned that the Methodist Church, the single place of worship in town, was willing to share their space with other denominations.

Location of Original: KU         Call Number: RH MS P185 B
Item Number: 101548              Number of images: 8
Keywords: Churches; Daily life; Emigration and immigration; Immigrants; Labor; Native Americans; Religion; Tovey, Robert Atkins
 
 

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