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  Letter, J. H. Vansickle to Sir
Author: Vansickle, John H.
Date: August 17, 1860

John Vansickle wrote from Bourbon County regarding the dry weather and economic conditions that were causing a mass emigration out of Kansas Territory. Settlers in Kansas during 1860 were suffering during a particularly severe drought.

Location of Original: KU         Call Number: RH MS P170 B3
Item Number: 101833              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Bourbon County, Kansas Territory; Droughts; Economic conditions; Emigration and immigration; Vansickle, John H.; Weather; Xenia, Kansas Territory

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