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  Letter, Caleb S. Pratt to Rev. T. W. Higginson
Author: Pratt, Caleb S.
Date: April 7, 1857

Caleb Pratt wrote from Delaware, Kansas Territory to Rev. T. W. Higginson, a prominent Northern abolitionist. He informed Higginson that a company of free state men had bought out a large portion of the predominantly pro-slavery town of Delaware. They sought to make it a suitable place for the entry of free state emigrants.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Thomas W. Higginson Collection, #380, Box 1, Folder 6
Item Number: 101921              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Delaware City, Kansas Territory; Free state activities; Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911; Pratt, Caleb S.; Town development

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