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  Letter, Henry Saunders, certifying James Abbott as a militia member
Author: Saunders, Henry F.
Date: July 25, 1855

Henry Saunders, Captain of the Wakarusa Liberty Guards, a free state militia group, wrote this letter certifying James Abbott as 2nd Lieutenant of that unit. Saunders added that Abbott was also officially employed in the task of procuring arms for the free state cause.

Location of Original: KSHS Call Number: James Abbott Collection, #252, Box 2 Folder 8
Item Number: 102427 Number of images: 1
Keywords: Abbott, James Burnett; Douglas County, Kansas Territory; Free state militia; Saunders, Henry F.; Weapons (see also Guns)

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