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  Letter, Albert C. Morton to Mr. [Hiram] Hill
Author: Morton, Albert C.
Date: January 1858

Albert Morton wrote from Quindaro, Kansas Territory to Hiram Hill in Massachusetts, describing at length the efforts of Quindaro's citizens to grade a large Avenue through the town. Morton added that Quindaro was about to establish a city charter, which, if approved by the Legislature, would require the taxation of the citizens. He also mentioned a shooting the night before of a proslavery man who had lost his seat to freestatesman Charles Chadwick in a recent election under the Lecompton Constitution.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Hiram Hill Collection, #382, Box 1, Folder 7
Item Number: 102222              Number of images: 2
Keywords: Chadwick, Charles; Hill, Hiram; Lecompton Constitution; Morton, Albert C.; Quindaro, Kansas Territory; Roads; Town development; Weather; Wyandotte County, Kansas Territory
 
 

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