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Charles H. Branscomb papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P46
Overview

This collection consists of orrespondence and documents involving Charles H. Branscomb, agent for the New England Emigrant Aid Company in territorial Kansas, dating from 1853-1886. Correspondents or individuals mentioned in the letters include James Gillespie Blaine (1830-1893), Amos Adams Lawrence (1814-1886), Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924), Charles Robinson (1818-1894), John Pierce St. John (1835-19140, and Charles Sumner (1811-1874).

Dates: 1853 - 1886

Papers of the New England Emigrant Aid Company

 Collection — Reel: 1-9
Call Number: RH MF 99
Overview

This collection consists of microfilmed copies of the official records and correspondence of the New England Emigrant Aid Company, an organization founded to help individuals from the northeastern United States move to the newly opened Kansas territory in order to help the territory become a free state rather than a slaveholding state.

Dates: 1854 - 1909

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  • Language: English X
  • Subject: Kansas -- Emigration and immigration X
  • Names: Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 X

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Abolitionists 1
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Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893 1
Branscomb, Charles H. 1
Des Moines Valley Railroad Company 1
Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909 1
New England Emigrant Aid Company 1