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Samuel Clarke Pomeroy to Doctor Thomas H. Webb

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Creator: Pomeroy, S. C. (Samuel Clarke), 1816-1891

Date: December 19, 1855

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: New England Emigrant Aid Company, Manuscript Coll. No. 624, Box 1, Folder 7

Unit ID: 1798

Abstract: Samuel Pomeroy, writing from Boonville, Missouri, to Dr. Thomas H. Webb, secretary of the New England Emigrant Aid Company, described a dinner he attended in Lexington, Missouri with pro-slavery Missourians who had participated in the Wakarusa War. Pomeroy expressed the opinion that the Missourians drank too much alcohol but he reported that he had been allowed to express his anti-slavery views to the group. Pomeroy indicated that the Missourians were particularly upset with Governor Wilson Shannon's intervention in the Wakarusa War.

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Title (Main title): Samuel Clarke Pomeroy to Doctor Thomas H. Webb

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Local Note: TKO Doc ID 100412