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  Letter, H. B. Hurd to Rev. T. W. Higginson
Author: Hurd, H. B.
Date: November 14, 1856

H. B. Hurd was secretary of the National Kansas Committee, and he wrote this letter to Thomas Higginson from the committee's office in Chicago. The main focus of the letter revolves around Higginson's plan of operation to garner support from free state governors. Hurd offered advice about which governors to approach first, also stating his opinion on various related matters. Included in the letter was another sheet, outlining Higginson's "Points to be suggested to the Executives of the States." The back of this sheet has some other notes and doodling.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Thomas W. Higginson Collection, #380, Box 1, Folder 3
Item Number: 101875              Number of images: 5
Keywords: Arny, W. F. M. (William Frederick Milton), 1813-1881; Conway, Martin Franklin; Free state cause; Free state supporters; Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911; Hurd, H. B.; National Kansas Committee; National politics; United States Government
 
 

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