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  Letter, James [Griffing] to My Dear [J. Augusta Goodrich Griffing]
Author: Griffing, James Sayre
Date: August 9, 1859

James Griffing wrote from Topeka, Kansas Territory to his wife J. Augusta (Goodrich) Griffing. Mrs. Griffing was visiting her family in New York for the first time since her arrival in Kansas in 1855. Mr. Griffing gave his wife instructions on fruit seeds (plum, cherry, and peach) and cuttings (gooseberry and blackberry) to collect and transport back to Kansas. He also described his plan to purchase pine flooring in Leavenworth.

Location of Original: KSHS Call Number: James Sayre Griffing Collection, #364, Box 1, Folder 6
Item Number: 102900 Number of images: 4
Keywords: Food; Fruit; Griffing, James Sayre; Griffing, Jemima Augusta (Goodrich); Lumber; Shawnee County, Kansas Territory; Topeka, Kansas Territory

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