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  Letter, John Vansickle to Dear Sir
Author: Vansickle, John H.
Date: September 1, 1858

John Vansickle wrote from Bourbon County to the recipient (most likely a family member) regarding his business selling goods. Money was scarce for him, though the crops were faring well. Vansickle included the current prices for various commodities and told of his plans to travel East the following spring. He expressed concern that he had not heard from many of his friends since moving to Kansas Territory.

Location of Original: KU         Call Number: RH MS P170 A.7
Item Number: 101825              Number of images: 2
Keywords: Bourbon County, Kansas Territory; Business enterprises; Crops; Daily life; Economic conditions; Merchants; Prices; Vansickle, John H.; Xenia, Kansas Territory

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