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Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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James H. Holmes letter

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P963
Overview This collection consists of a single letter, written June 21, 1856 & June 29, 1856 by Jas. H. Holmes to C. C. Boyles of Charleston, South Carolina. Holmes was an abolitionist who moved to territorial Kansas in part to help other free state settlers. In the letter Holmes describes his trip on a pro-slavery steamer, the Martha Jewett, traveling on the Missouri River. The collection also includes the envelope in which the letter came and a copy of a...
Dates: June 21 and 29, 1856