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"A Twelve Months Practical Life in Kansas Territory Written by an Actual Settler"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P186
Overview This manuscript was intended to be published as a guide for emigrants to Kansas Territory. Tovey, who had come to the territory as an emigrant in 1854 from Albany, New York, used his own experience to provide what he believed to be useful information for potential emigrants on the land available and its natural resources. Also included are current prices for cattle, provisions, and medical assistance, the various Native American tribes, contemporary politics, and his personal view of the...
Dates: Approximately 1856

John A. Halderman correspondence and documents

Call Number: RH MS P57
Overview Halderman was private secretary to A. H. Reeder, 1st governor of Kansas Territory. The letters deal with early Kansas Territory and State politics and government, land values and taxes, and some personal affairs.
Dates: 1854 - 1894

Kansas Governors' miscellaneous correspondence

Call Number: RH MS P296
Overview The collection includes miscellaneous correspondence, clippings, etc. of Kansas governors, collected over the years from various individuals.
Dates: 1839 - 1954

Letter to Thomas Sherwood

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P152
Overview Letter addressed to "Friend Woodward", dated Squaws Leg City which discusses territorial legislature at Pawnee; describes incident between Stringfellow and Reeder
Dates: July 5, 1855

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