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Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday

Dates: January 7, 1855

Creator: Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900

Cyrus K. Holliday wrote from Topeka, Kansas Territory to his wife, Mary Holliday, in Meadville, Pennsylvania. After a loving introduction, he described Kansas Territory's sunny, breezy climate. Holliday mentioned letters received from his brother and Mr. Thomas Willson, both named in previous letters, who also wanted to emigrate. He described the principle building in Topeka, which served as meeting hall, hotel, and church, and where he slept with Frye W. Giles, a free state supporter from Chicago. Holliday ended with concern for Lizzie, Mary Holliday's younger sister.

  • Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday
  • Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday
  • Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday
  • Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday
  • Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday
  • Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday
  • Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday
  • Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday
Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday