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  Letter, L. B. Russell and C. J. Higginson to Charles H. Branscomb
Author: Higginson, Charles J.; Russell, Le Baron
Date: October 1, 1856

Le Baron Russell and Charles J. Higginson, members of the New England Emigrant Aid Company Executive Committee, wrote from Boston to Charles H. Branscomb in Kansas. Russell and Higginson informed Branscomb, an agents for the company, that he would oversee the rebuilding of the Free State Hotel in Lawrence, Kansas Territory. The hotel had been destroyed during the May 21, 1856 sack of Lawrence.

Location of Original: KSHS Call Number: New England Emigrant Aid Company Collection, #624, Box 1, Folder 8
Item Number: 101302 Number of images: 2
Keywords: Branscomb, Charles H.; Douglas County, Kansas Territory; Emigrant aid companies; Free State Hotel; Higginson, Charles J.; Lawrence, Kansas Territory; New England Emigrant Aid Company; Russell, Le Baron

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