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  Letter, Ed Russell to Dr. [Franklin] Crane
Author: Russell, Ed
Date: July 2, 1857

The letter was a follow up to Crane's presentation in St. Joseph, Missouri, about efforts to build the St. Joseph and Topeka Railroad. Crane had made a commitment to raise money for building the railroad and Russell was inquiring about his progress. Russell lived in Elwood, Doniphan County, and was lobbying for the railroad to go through that community.

Location of Original: KSHS Call Number: Franklin Loomis Crane Collection, #320, Box 1, Scrapbook
Item Number: 100206 Number of images: 1
Keywords: Crane, Franklin Loomis; Doniphan County, Kansas Territory; Elwood, Kansas Territory; Railroads design and construction; Russell, Edward; Shawnee County, Kansas Territory; St. Joseph and Topeka Railroad; St. Joseph, Missouri; Topeka, Kansas Territory

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