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Andrew H. Reeder to John A. Halderman

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

Date: January 9, 1857

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: John A. Halderman Coll. #370 Box 1

Unit ID: 90427

Summary: From the National Hotel in Washington, Andrew Reeder advises John Halderman on the disposition of some business matters, especially those related to his Leavenworth lots. He comments on a variety of subjects including his desire "to return to Kansas in the spring," and to have some long-term impact on the growth and development of Leavenworth. Reeder also mentions his influence with "some of the men who will probably control the Pacific [Rail] Road when it is built," his desire to help Leavenworth secure the eastern Kansas terminus, and his activity with the National Kansas Committee. Although he had no interest in the rival town of Quindaro, he intends to "help build up" that city if he is not "fairly dealt with" in Leavenworth.

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

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Local Note: TKO Doc ID 100280