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Andrew H. Reeder to John A. Haldeman

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Creator: Reeder, Andrew H. (Andrew Horatio), 1807-1864

Date: August 11, 1856

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: John A. Haldeman Coll. #370, Box 1 Folder 1856-1857

Unit ID: 220033

Summary: In this letter to John A. Haldeman, Andrew H. Reeder discusses the "sacking of Lawrence," the loss of papers related to the sale on lands that once belonged to Indians, and the use of Haldeman as his agent for his lots in Leavenworth, Kansas. As Reeder's letter indicates, the transition of Indian lands into the hands of white settlers was often quite difficult and added to tension levels in Kansas in the wake of the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854.

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Title (Main title): Andrew H. Reeder to John A. Haldeman

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