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Item Number: 101572
Title: Letter, C. K. Holliday to My Dear Wife [Mary Holliday]
Description: Cyrus K. Holliday of Topeka, Kansas Territory advised his wife, Mary Holliday, in Meadville, Pennsylvania, to read northern papers for new of Kansas. He repeated that she wait to come. Troops from Fort Riley and Fort Leavenworth led by Colonel Edwin V. Sumner gathered to battle proslavery forces led by General John W. Whitfield. Cyrus also mentioned a house and crops, receiving Mary's money and, despite difficulties, he praised Kansas as a home for settlers.
Dates: June 16, 1856
Number of Images: 2
Call Number: Cyrus Kurtz Holliday Collection, #386, Box 1, Folder 3
Location of Original: KSHS
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