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James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok to Lydia Hickok

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Creator: Hickok, Wild Bill, 1837-1876

Date: September 28, 1856

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Hickok Family Coll. #806

Unit ID: 209308

Summary: James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok, [Monticello?, Kansas Territory] to his sister Lydia Hickok, Troy Grove, Illinois. He is disappointed to have not received many letters upon his arrival. Hickok has written to many acquaintances but received few letters. He gives regards to friends, especially certain women; wishes he had a photograph of Hannah Edwards. He tells of having seen [James A.] Harvey, a captain of "abolition trators" [sic].

Space Required/Quantity: 2 pages on 1 sheet, 20x16 cm.

Title (Main title): James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok to Lydia Hickok


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