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Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday

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Creator: Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900

Date: December 3, 1854

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Cyrus Kurtz Holliday Coll. #386 Box 1 Folder 1

Unit ID: 2710

Abstract: Cyrus K. Holliday, the founder of Topeka, Kansas Territory, wrote from Lawrence, Kansas Territory to his wife, Mary Holliday, in Meadville, Pennsylvania. He told her of his planned trip up the Kansas River, his pleasure in the people of Kansas Territory, and a Thanksgiving dinner he attended. Unwilling to return to Pennsylvania, Holliday expressed desire that Mary come to Kansas Territory and described the construction of a friend's sod-covered "mansion," one such as Clarina I. H. Nichols, a lecturer and writer, inhabited.

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Title (Main title): Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday

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Local Note: TKO Doc ID 101435