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  Letter, Jesse H. Crane to Dear Father [Franklin Crane]
Author: Crane, Jesse H.
Date: July 14, 1856

Jesse H. Crane, writing from Manhattan, Kansas Territory, addressed this letter to his father Franklin Crane, a prominent citizen of Topeka. The letter begins with news about the family, and then moves to a discussion of Manhattan. Jesse recommended the town to his father as an excellent investment opportunity, and he encouraged him to come for a visit. He also described the town site later in the letter.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Franklin Loomis Crane Collection, #320, Box 1, Folder 2
Item Number: 101781              Number of images: 3
Keywords: Crane, Franklin Loomis; Crane, Jesse H.; Daily life; Horses; Manhattan, Kansas Territory; Town sites
 
 

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