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  Letter, J. G. Anderson to "Dear Brother"
Author: Anderson, J. G.
Date: August 23, 1857

Writing to his brother from Barnesville (Bourbon County) on August 28, 1857, Jeremiah Goldsmith Anderson, a native of Indiana and follower of James Montgomery in southeast Kansas, described a variety of mundane matters regarding conditions in Kansas, including land claims and the construction of a steam sawmill on the river.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Richard Hinton Collection, #384, Box 1, Folder 7
Item Number: 103049              Number of images: 2
Keywords: Border disputes and warfare - Free state perspective; Bourbon County, Kansas Territory; County seats; Crops; Farmers; Free state settlers; Missouri; Proslavery settlers; Sawmills; Sickness (see Illness); Timber claim
 
 

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