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  Letter, S. [Silas] Armstrong to Dear Sister
Author: Armstrong, Silas
Date: December 27, 1856

Silas Armstrong wrote to his "sister", probably his sister-in-law, from Wyandotte, Kansas Territory. Armstrong told her that he was trying to locate a spot for her land grant, or "float", before the "whites" settled on it. He discussed with her investment of part of her land grant into the Wyandotte Town Company, of which Armstrong was President. Armstrong stated that he was also part of a Wyandot Nation delegation, which would be traveling to Washington, D.C.

Location of Original: KU         Call Number: RH MS 69.4.81
Item Number: 101991              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Armstrong, Lucy B.; Armstrong, Silas; Shawnee Indian Reserve; Wyandot Float; Wyandotte County, Kansas Territory; Wyandotte, Kansas Territory
 
 

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