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Charles Robinson to Sara Robinson

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Creator: Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894

Date: January 20, 1860

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Charles & Sara Robinson Coll. # 488 Box 1 Folder 8

Unit ID: 90432

Summary: Charles Robinson wrote several letters to his wife, Sara Robinson in Lawrence, Kansas Territory, as he traveled East in January, 1860. From the Astor House in New York, he writes on January 20th that Congress was not yet in session, and that everyone expects the Democrats to oppose Kansas admission. It is possible that Robinson could "be sent for as a witness in Harpers Ferry affair" (Congressional investigation/hearings).

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Title (Main title): Charles Robinson to Sara Robinson

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Local Note: TKO Doc ID 101183