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  Letter, I. T. Goodnow to Hon. John Wood
Author: Goodnow, Isaac T., 1814-1894
Date: May 11, 1857

Isaac Goodnow wrote from his travels in Keokuk, Iowa, to John Wood, promoting another addition to the town of Manhattan: a non-denominational church. As he was appointed an Agent by the church Trustees, Goodnow was now also soliciting support for the construction of a church, as well as a college. He also alluded to the living conditions in Kansas as"education & morals rather above average, but in present wealth poor."

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Isaac Goodnow Collection, #357, Box 1 Folder 48
Item Number: 102347              Number of images: 2
Keywords: Churches; Goodnow, Isaac T., 1814-1894; Manhattan, Kansas Territory; Religion; Riley County, Kansas Territory; Town settlement

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