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  Charles Robinson, Washington, D.C. to William Hutchinson
Author: Robinson, Charles
Date: December 31, 1858

Robinson speculated about the prospects for financing and building a railroad in the Kansas River valley. He contended that government land grants would be necessary for the successful construction and operation of a railroad. Robinson also defended himself against charges that he was not working hard enough to convince the U.S. Congress to support a railroad in the Kansas River valley.

Location of Original: KSHS Call Number: William Hutchinson Collection, # 400, Box 1, Folder 3
Item Number: 100189 Number of images: 4
Keywords: Hutchinson, William, 1823-1904; Railroad land grants; Railroads; Railroads finance; Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894

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