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Letter to Dr. Albert Churchill from J.M. Newton

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P302


Letter to Dr. Albert Churchill, dated Whiteboro, Texas, February 23, 1869, together with a clipping, "Woman and maternity--from a mother of seven," from the Cincinnati Commercial Gazette, undated


  • Creation: February 23, 1869


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1 folder (2 items)

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Scope and Contents

Newton writes to Dr. Churchill inquiring about the possibilities of reading medicine with him. Churchill practices in Nevada, Missouri. Newton also comments on economic conditions in Texas and blames cattle merchants for the scarcity of money in the state. The accompanying clipping, not referred to in the letter, was a letter to the editor written by a woman commenting on birth control methods currently used by her "American sisters," the frequency of abortion, and their results.

Physical Location

RH MS P302

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, James F. Myers, 20 February 1977

Guide to the J.M. Newton Collection
Letter to Dr. Albert Churchill from J.M. Newton
lgg 2 March 1977 mg 2004
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Preferred citation
J.M. Newton Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P302, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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