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Richard Blake letters

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P32
Overview

Richard Blake was a sutler, or civilian provisioner, at Fort Wallace, Kansas, during the 1860s. He wrote several letters to relatives about life on the army post. Included with the letters were seven photographs made by a visitor to Fort Wallace, Dr. William A. Bell, who was the photographer for the Kansas Pacific Railway Expedition.

Dates: 1867 - 1868

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  • Language: English X
  • Names: Blake, Richard, active 1867-1868 X