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Item Number: 101457
Title: Letter, A. Finch to Mr. [Thaddeus] Hyatt
Description: This letter, written from Osawatomie by A. Finch to Thaddeus Hyatt, chairman of the National Kansas Committee, provided general information about the inhabitants of Osawatomie and neighboring areas. It included a list of about half of the settlers residing in Osawatomie at this time, including the four pro-slavery voters. Mr. Finch went into detail about the most fertile areas that would be excellent sites for free state settlements, and about the economic conditions and financial needs of the settlers.
Dates: December 22, 1856
Number of Images: 7
Call Number: Thaddeus Hyatt Collection, #401, Box 1, Folder 5
Location of Original: KSHS
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