A letter from James Butler [Wild Bill] Hickok, [Monticello?, Kansas Territory] to Horace D. Hickok. He writes about his experiences in Kansas and includes a description of the land and people. Hickok gives an account of Hickory Point and admits that if "Uncle Sam's" troops had arrived 15 minutes earlier he might have joined them. He also comments on the political situation in Kansas and describes it as quiet now. Hickok later became a well known gunfighter, sheriff, and marshal.
Kansas Historical Society
James Butler [Wild Bill] Hickok to Horace D. Hickok - 2