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A portrait of Luther Hart Platt, Jeremiah Evarts Platt, Dutton Platt, and Enoch Platt, sons of Jireh and Sarah Platt, abolitionists in Mendon, Illinois. Jeremiah Platt, an abolitionist, came to the Kansas Territory to promote the anti-slavery cause. He was part of the Beecher Bible and Rifle Colony in Wabaunsee County, Kansas, and taught at Kansas State Agricultural College. Luther came to Kansas in 1865 and taught at Lincoln College, Topeka, Kansas, and later became a Congregational minister and served several churches in southeast and western Kansas.

Date: Between 1865 and 1870

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Item Number: 211814
Call Number: B Platt Family *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211814

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