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Letter from F. L. Pilla to his brother

 Collection
Call Number: RH VLT MS P9

Overview

F.L. Pilla was a minister in Eudora, Kansas at the time of Confederate ally William C. Quantrill's attack on Lawrence, Kansas in mid-August 1863. Pilla writes to his brother recounting this news and indicating that there was some fear that Eudora might have been one of Quantrill's targets.

Dates

  • September 21, 1863

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

This letter is quite fragile. Use the access copy available at RH MS P964.

Extent

1 folder : Sheet, 4 pages. Holograph, signed. ; 36 cm x 23 cm folded to 18 cm. x 23 cm.

Physical Location

RH VLT MS P9

Physical Location

RH MS P964

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, James H. Lawson, 1968.

Creator

Title
Guide to the F.L. Pilla Collection
Subtitle
Letter from F.L. Pilla to his brother
Author
Finding aid prepared by lgg, 20 October 1972. Finding aid encoded by mg, 2004.
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/3071672377
Preferred citation
F.L. Pilla letter to his brother, Kansas Collection, RH VLT MS P9, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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