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  Letter, S. [Samuel] Cabot Jr. to J. [James] B. Abbott Esq
Author: Cabot, Samuel
Date: August 25, 1857

Samuel Cabot, a member of the New England Aid Society Executive Committee, wrote to James Abbott about his upcoming trip to St. Louis, in which Abbott would claim some stolen rifles on the behalf of Cabot. Cabot included another letter to St. Louis attorneys Knox and Kellogg, which named Abbott as his official agent in the matter. Cabot recounted that "Highwaymen" of Lexington, Missouri, had stolen the rifles the previous spring.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: James Abbott Collection, #252, Box 2 Folder 10
Item Number: 102516              Number of images: 3
Keywords: Abbott, James Burnett; Border disputes and warfare; Cabot, Samuel; Guns; St. Louis, Missouri

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