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Mary Jones receipt to Kansas Central Committee

Jones, Mary

This receipt, signed by Mary Jones of Lawrence, Kansas Territory, acknowledges a payment issued to her by James Blood of the Kansas Central Committee for "boarding and taking care of Mr. Leggs [Charles Legge?] destitute children." The total sum paid was $19.85, and included $1.80 for the children's use.

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An appeal for help in behalf of the colored refugees in Kansas

Rust, Horatio Nelson, 1828-1906

This flyer, distributed by the Southern Refugee Relief Association of Chicago, Illinois, describes the dire situation of the African-American refugees relocated in Kansas. The secretary of this association, Horatio N. Rust, had taken this opportunity to pass along information relayed to him by Elizabeth Comstock, an aid worker in Topeka. Comstock was thankful for the donations of food and other goods, but asked for more assistance in feeding, clothing, and sheltering these refugees. The flyer also includes short excerpts of letters by agents of the refugee association who had direct knowledge of the emigrants? situation.

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