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  Letter, S. N. Simpson to Hiram Hill
Author: Simpson, Samuel Newell
Date: April 30, 1856

Samuel Simpson wrote from Kansas Territory to Hiram Hill in Williamsburgh, Massachusetts, regarding recent land propositions and "excitement": U.S. Troops had been in and out of Lawrence daily, looking to arrest various citizens. Simpson also described his attempts to negotiate land ownership with others who were interested in developing West Lawrence, and sought the approval of Hill in the matter.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Hiram Hill Collection, #382. Box 1, Folder 5
Item Number: 102146              Number of images: 2
Keywords: Douglas County, Kansas Territory; Hill, Hiram; Land speculation; Lawrence, Kansas Territory; Military; Simpson, Samuel Newell; Town development; United States. Army
 
 

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