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  Letter, R. G. Elliott to Dear Sister
Author: Elliott, Robert G.
Date: February 15, 1858

Robert Elliott, former publisher of the Kansas Free State newspaper, wrote to his sister from Lawrence, Kansas Territory, regarding his financial investments. Elliott told her that he was a person who had had both good and bad fortune and, though he was not immediately wealthy and might have to wait to build a house, he had many shares in town properties that should be worth at least $3000-4000.

Location of Original: KU         Call Number: RH MS 338:1.13
Item Number: 101900              Number of images: 4
Keywords: Douglas County, Kansas Territory; Economic conditions; Elliott, Robert G.; Lawrence, Kansas Territory; Real estate investment; Travel

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