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James Griffing to J. Augusta Goodrich Griffing

Dates: August 9, 1859

Creator: Griffing, James S. (James Sayre), 1822-1882

James Griffing wrote from Topeka, Kansas Territory, to his wife J. Augusta (Goodrich) Griffing. Mrs. Griffing was visiting her family in New York for the first time since her arrival in Kansas Territory in 1855. Griffing gave his wife instructions about which fruit seeds (plum, cherry, and peach) and cuttings (gooseberry and blackberry) to collect and transport back to Kansas Territory, and described his plan to purchase pine flooring in Leavenworth.

  • James Griffing to J. Augusta Goodrich Griffing
  • James Griffing to J. Augusta Goodrich Griffing
  • James Griffing to J. Augusta Goodrich Griffing
  • James Griffing to J. Augusta Goodrich Griffing
James Griffing to J. Augusta Goodrich Griffing