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Robert Cunningham letter and warranty deed

Call Number: RH MS P801


Robert H. Cunningham, a native of Indiana, moved to Anderson County, Kansas in the 1860s. These photocopied documents include an 1854 letter from Cunningham to his mother while still farming in Owen County, Indiana, and an 1865 warranty deed for purchase of Anderson County land after moving to Kansas with his wife and children.


  • letter: August 4, 1854; warranty deed: 1865


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Biography of Robert H. Cunningham

Robert H. Cunningham was born in Indiana in October 1817. He and his wife Ally farmed in Indiana from the 1840s to the early 1860s, when they moved with their many children from Owen County, Indiana to Anderson County, Kansas. They remained lifelong residents of Anderson County, farming near the community of Garnett.


1 folder ; 25 x 38 cm

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RH MS P801

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Lisa Gay Slayton

Guide to the Robert H. Cunningham Letter and Warranty Deed
Robert Cunningham letter and warranty deed
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Cunningham, Robert H, b. 1817, Letter and warranty deed, Kansas Collection, RH MS P801, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

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