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Untitled Document Chicago Ill July 24th 1856
William Barnes Esqr.

Dear Sir.

Yours of the 21st to our Secretary is received, we are glad to learn that you will take measures to procure and forward means to enable the National Kansas Committee to perform their duties. – I hope the Executive Committee at their meeting on the 30th will appoint Eli Thayer general agent and authorize him to organize the States. men good and true – are daily – applying for assistance and advice so that they can reach Kansas, and if we had the funds we could send a thousand in the course of the next two weeks, We have not heard from the “Free State Kansas Fund Certificates” If not sent please forward the 500 directed to me as soon as possible.

We will endeavor to Keep you posted in the movement of the National Committee

Respectfully yours
W. F M Arny
Agent National Kansas Committee


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