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  Letter, C. K. Holliday to Dear Dr. [Franklin Crane]
Author: Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900
Date: January 18, 1857

Cyrus Holliday wrote from Meadville, Pennsylvania to Franklin Crane, a prominent citizen in Topeka, Kansas Territory. Holliday discussed his efforts in Washington, D. C., as well as elections, railroads, and the Topeka Bridge. He stated that it was important for the next Kansas delegate to Congress to be from Topeka. This would not only promote the interests of the Topeka community, but it would also improve the status of Crane and Holliday's investments in Topeka.

Location of Original: KSHS Call Number: Franklin Loomis Crane Collection, #320, Box 1, Scrapbook
Item Number: 100225 Number of images: 4
Keywords: Bridges; Crane, Franklin Loomis; Elections; Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900; Meadville, Pennsylvania; Railroads; Shawnee County, Kansas Territory; Topeka bridge; Topeka, Kansas Territory; Town development

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