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  Letter, Phoebe Atkins to Dear friends
Author: Atkins, Phoebe
Date: January 6, 1861

Phoebe Atkins wrote to her friends regarding her living conditions in Oskaloosa. She described how settlers had to travel as far as Atchison to obtain provisions and prevent starvation. She also spoke of the necessity of finding work and her recent illness.

Location of Original: KU         Call Number: RH MS P3.1
Item Number: 101561              Number of images: 4
Keywords: Atchison County, Kansas Territory; Atchison, Kansas Territory; Atkins, Phoebe; Daily life; Economic conditions; Illness; Jefferson County, Kansas Territory; Labor; Oskaloosa, Kansas Territory
 
 

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