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  Letter, L. W. Hoover to Sirs [State Central Committee]
Author: Hover, L. H.
Date: October 24, 1856

This claim, against the funds being distributed by the State Central Committee, was filed by L. W. Hoover, a farmer and freestater who had settled at Wakarusa on June 1, 1856. His crops, etc., were destroyed while he was serving in the militia during "the Washington Creek difficulty" and he had since fallen quite ill and was dependent on help from his neighbors.

Location of Original: KSHS Call Number: James Blood Collection, # 281, Box 1, Folder 1
Item Number: 101255 Number of images: 2
Keywords: Free state settlers; National Kansas Committee; Relief funds; Wakarusa River; Washington Creek, Kansas Territory

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