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  Letter, I. T. G. [Isaac Goodnow] to My Dear Ellen [Goodnow]
Author: Goodnow, Isaac T., 1814-1894
Date: October 22, 1857

Isaac Goodnow wrote from New York City to his wife in Shannon, Kansas Territory. This letter is one of many written from Goodnow to Ellen which update her on the status of his travels and fundraising. This particular example includes a mention of Goodnow's desire to solicit the support of Henry Ward Beecher, whose pamphlet "Defence of Kansas" speaks passionately against allowing slavery in the Territory.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Isaac Goodnow Collection, #357, Box 1 Folder 49
Item Number: 102353              Number of images: 2
Keywords: Beecher, Henry Ward; Business enterprises; Goodnow, Ellen; Goodnow, Isaac T., 1814-1894; New York, New York; Travel

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