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D.C. Barrett correspondence with a manuscript biography of Samuel Ira Munger

Call Number: RH VLT MS P4

Correspondence with representatives of the American Settlement Company, a New York-based joint stock company, 1854-1856; with a manuscript biography of Samuel Ira Munger, dated January 1, 1877.

Dates: 1854-1856, January 1, 1877

Kersey Coates letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P9

This collection consists of a single letter, dated December 13, 1855, Cleveland, Ohio, to Hiram Hill, Esq., Philadelphia, Penn. Coates discusses his transacting business regarding real estates interests in Lawrence and Kansas City shared by Coates, Hill and others, who are unnamed. Their property in Lawrence is considered valuable and at Coates' direction was surveyed into town lots. Coates also alludes to the "trouble" in Lawrence which would probably "'fizzle out 'most ingloriously."

Dates: December 13, 1855

Letters to John B. Kellogg and his wife Anna Kellogg (Troy, N.Y.)

Call Number: RH MS P647

These sixty-two letters, written from 1857 to 1873, are to John B. Kellogg and his wife Anna of Troy, New York. Letters to John Kellogg, a cashier with Troy's Central National Bank, relate chiefly to land investments in Kansas and Nebraska. Those to his wife Anna are from family and friends.

Dates: 1857 - 1873

Papers of Kansas real estate investor J. Haviland Haight

Call Number: RH MS 556

This collection contains papers concerning the 19th century real estate investments of J. Haviland Haight in the Kansas counties of Leavenworth, Douglas, and Wilson.

Dates: 1850 - 1894

Shopen Realty Auction Co. auction invitation

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P314
Overview This collection of materials includes an illustrated brochure and two leaves of supplemental material which announce and describe fifteen parcels of land generally located in southwest Lawrence, Kansas. The auction was held at the Granada Theatre in downtown Lawrence. Lands sold are described in the brochure which is annotated, with the prices which the lands probably sold for. Potential residential and commercial properties were sold. The bulk of the properties were on or south of 23rd...
Dates: Thursday, October 13th, 1962