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  Letter, Frank Walker to Dear Sister [Augusta Walker]
Author: Walker, Frank
Date: April 10, 1859

This letter from Frank Walker was written in Mound City, Linn County, Kansas Territory. He continued to describe his plans to acquire land and his hopes that it would increase in value. He recounted an incident in which someone named Byron was shot by "Missourians." He provided some detail of the encounter between Byron and 6 other free staters against 46 men.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Misc. Walker, Frank
Item Number: 102453              Number of images: 2
Keywords: Border disputes and warfare; Border ruffians; Free state perspective; Land claims; Linn County, Kansas Territory; Mound City, Kansas Territory; Walker, Frank

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