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Frederick Law Olmsted, travel writer and landscape architect, wrote from New York City to Edward Everett Hale, a member of the New England Emigrant Aid Company's Executive Committee. Olmsted commented that he had heard rumors that the more zealous anti-slavery supporters in Kansas were targeting west Texas as the focus of future free soil activity. Olmsted, in an expression of free-soil and free labor ideology, expressed his support for such a plan. He declared that surrounding the slave states with free territory would lead to the ultimate decline of slavery.

Creator: Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903
Date: January 10, 1857

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Item Number: 2053
Call Number: New England Emigrant Aid Company, Manuscript Coll. No. 624, Box 2, Folder 1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 2053

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