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Frederick Law Olmstead to James B. Abbott

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Creator: Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903

Date: September 17, 1855

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: James Abbott Coll. #252 Box 2 Folder 8

Unit ID: 6926

Abstract: Frederick Law Olmstead, a free state fundraiser and landscape architect who would later design New York City's Central Park, wrote from New York to James Abbott, reporting of his own recent fundraising efforts. Within a week, he hoped to raise enough money to purchase
"100 _____", believing it wise not to mention in writing that the objects purchased would be weapons to equip free state militias.

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Title (Main title): Frederick Law Olmstead to James B. Abbott

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Local Note: TKO Doc ID 102437