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  Letter, James [Griffing] to Dear Cuttie [J. Augusta Goodrich Griffing]
Author: Griffing, James Sayre
Date: August 7, 1859

James Griffing wrote from Topeka, Kansas Territory to his wife J. Augusta (Goodrich) Griffing. Mrs. Griffing was visiting her family in New York for the first time since her arrival in Kansas in 1855. James Griffing described his daily activities including his efforts to protect his chickens from "polecats," to gather wild grapes, and to prepare his own meals.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: James Sayre Griffing Collection, #364, Box 1, Folder 6
Item Number: 102898              Number of images: 4
Keywords: Animals; Daily life; Food; Griffing, James Sayre; Griffing, Jemima Augusta (Goodrich); Shawnee County, Kansas Territory; Topeka, Kansas Territory
 
 

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