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  Letter, Fred. Law Olmsted to James Burnett Abbott, Esq.
Author: Olmsted, Frederick Law
Date: October 24, 1855

Frederick Law Olmstead wrote a short note from New York to James Abbott in Lawrence, Kansas Territory, confirming the shipment of the howitzer and its accessories. It was sent in five separate cases, so as to not arouse suspicion, and was directed to St. Louis the under the name B. Slater.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: James Abbott Collection, #252, Box 2 Folder 8
Item Number: 102440              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Abbott howitzer; Abbott, James Burnett; Free state cause; Free state militia; Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903; Weapons (see also Guns)

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