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  Letter, Albert C. Morton to Mr. Hill
Author: Guthrie, Abelard
Date: January 8, 1859

Albert Morton wrote from Leavenworth City, Kansas Territory, to Hiram Hill in Massachusetts. Morton reported that there was "a good deal of excitement out for Pikes Peak" and many Leavenworth citizens spoke of traveling there to dig for gold the following spring. His investments were not earning him much money, and he expressed his desire to sell land in order to pay what he owed to Hill and Abelard Guthrie.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Hiram Hill Collection, #382, Box 1, Folder 8
Item Number: 102245              Number of images: 4
Keywords: Guthrie, Abelard; Hill, Hiram; Leavenworth County, Kansas Territory; Leavenworth, Kansas Territory; Morton, Albert C.; Pikes Peak gold rush; Quindaro, Kansas Territory; Railroad companies
 
 

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