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Johnston Lykins to General James William Denver

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Creator: Lykins, Johnston, 1800?-1876

Date: December 14, 1857

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: James William Denver Coll. #328 Box 1 Folder Correspondence-Reference copies-1857

Unit ID: 219822

Summary: In this letter to General James W. Denver, Lykins addresses the then-pending case of the Wyandotte land float. Lykins explains that "Jenkins right to the claim, was the testimony of a Kansas City clerk." The "Floats" were granted to the Wyandotte Nation in 1854. According to the agreement, 32 640-acre sections of land west of the Mississippi river were set aside for the Wyandotte Nation.

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Title (Main title): Johnston Lykins to General James William Denver


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