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  Minutes, meetings "on the behalf of sufferers in Kansas"
Author: Denison, Joseph
Date: December 3, 1860

Joseph Denison recorded minutes of preliminary meetings that organized efforts to raise money and donations on behalf of the citizens of Kansas Territory, who had suffered as a result of severe drought. He also composed an announcement entitled "The Kansas Famine", which predicted that at least 30,000 in the Territory would "inevitably perish during the coming winter" were help not secured.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Isaac Goodnow Collection, #357, Box 2 Folder 24
Item Number: 102417              Number of images: 10
Keywords: Beecher, Henry Ward; Denison, Joseph; Droughts; Economic conditions; Hyatt, Thaddeus; Minutes; Poverty; Relief
 
 

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