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J. H. Kagi to his father

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Creator: Kagi, John Henry, 1835-1859

Date: April 14, 1857

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Richard Hinton Coll. #384 Box 1 Folder 7

Unit ID: 90059

Summary: Having finally made and returned from his long-delayed trip to Nebraska City, Kagi writes his father from Lawrence, Kansas, where he had gone almost immediately "on business." Although he can't discuss the particulars for fear of "bribed P.M. [post master?] spies," Kagi makes some interesting observations about freestate "prospects" throughout the territory, which "look much more hopeful now than when I left." Kagi mentions some land investment opportunities and the expected arrival of Governor Robert Walker, who would not last long if he tried to enforce the "bogus laws."

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Title (Main title): J. H. Kagi to his father

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Local Note: TKO item ID 103047