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Combes, Emily Isabelle


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Emily Isabelle Combes letters

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P460

A typed transcription of letters written by Emily Isabelle Combes in 1871 to her fiance in Ohio. Combes moved to Rice County, Kansas, with her father where they homesteaded. Her letters describe pioneer life on the prairie, relations between white settlers and Native Americans, buffalo hunts, prairie fires, and other experiences she had in Kansas.

Dates: April 21, 1871 to December 17, 1871