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  Letter, C. Robinson to My Dear S. [Sara Robinson]
Author: Robinson, Charles
Date: May 29, 1856

Charles Robinson wrote to his wife, Sara Robinson, his first letter during his detention, which would last until Sept 10, 1856. He reported to her that so far he had been treated like a gentleman, and that his quarters were comfortable and would also accommodate her, if she would like to join him. Robinson also expressed regret at the destruction of their home during the sack of Lawrence.

Location of Original: KU         Call Number: RH MS 38.I.1
Item Number: 101665              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Free state perspective; Prisoners; Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894; Robinson, Sara T. L. (Sara Tappan Lawrence), 1827-1911; Sack of Lawrence, May 1856; Treason

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