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  Letter, Charles Mayo to G.W. Collamore, Esq.
Author: Mayo, Charles
Date: June 11 1857

Charles Mayo, writing from Olathe, Kansas Territory, described to George Collamore the budding township and his experiences there. Mayo had invested shares in the town and hoped it would become the county seat. He encouraged Collamore to influence free state men to go to Olathe and settle there, in order to out populate the proslavery majority already established.

Location of Original: KU         Call Number: RH MS 33:1
Item Number: 101747              Number of images: 2
Keywords: Free state perspective; Johnson County, Kansas Territory; Mayo, Charles; Olathe, Kansas Territory; Proslavery supporters; Santa Fe road; Shawnee Indians; Town companies; Town development
 
 

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