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Richard West to John P. St. John

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Date: January 18, 1881

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Records, St. John, Correspondence Received, Box 13 Folder 19

Unit ID: 210543

Summary: Richard West, a resident of Barton Station, Alabama, wrote this letter to Kansas governor St. John requesting information about available land in Kansas. West was a farmer who described in some detail many of the concerns facing emigrants, including transportation and other expenses. In addition to his role as governor of Kansas, St. John also served on the Board of Directors of the Kansas Freedmen?s Relief Association.

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Title (Main title): Richard West to John P. St. John


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