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Richard West to John P. St. John

Dates: January 18, 1881

Richard West, a resident of Barton Station, Alabama, wrote this letter to Kansas governor St. John requesting information about available land in Kansas. West was a farmer who described in some detail many of the concerns facing emigrants, including transportation and other expenses. In addition to his role as governor of Kansas, St. John also served on the Board of Directors of the Kansas Freedmen?s Relief Association.

  • Richard West to John P. St. John
  • Richard West to John P. St. John
  • Richard West to John P. St. John
Richard West to John P. St. John