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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).
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.
This collection includes letters written by Tovey to his wife Eliza, as well as a manuscript of Tovey's life in the Kansas Territory intended to help possible emigrants to the territory.
- Abolitionists 1
- Kansas -- Description and travel 1
- Land use -- Kansas -- Lecompton 1
- Prohibition -- Kansas 1
- Slavery -- United States -- Extension to the territories 1
- Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909 2
- Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 2
- New England Emigrant Aid Company 2
- Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893 1
- Branscomb, Charles H. 1