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Hiram Jackson Stickler to Thomas Nesbit Stinson

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Creator: Strickler, Hiram Jackson

Date: February 12, 1857

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Thomas Nesbit Stinson Coll. #511 Box 1 Folder 12

Unit ID: 2404

Abstract: Hiram Jackson Strickler, writing from Lecompton, Kansas Territory to Thomas N. Stinson of Tecumseh, Kansas Territory, described his attempts as a Territorial Council member to advocate on behalf of Tecumseh. He commented upon an unsuccessful effort to have the penitentiary located at Tecumseh. He also mentioned his opposition to issuing bank charters due to his concerns that the banks would issue "wild cat shin plasters" (devalued paper money).

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Title (Main title): Hiram Jackson Stickler to Thomas Nesbit Stinson

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Local Note: TKO Doc ID 100255