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In this letter, prominent New York soap manufacturer B.T. Babbitt writes to Kansas governor Thomas Carney to offer 100 packages of his soap to the victims of Quantrill's raid on Lawrence.

Creator: Benjamin Talbot Babbitt
Date: December 30, 1863

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B.T. Babbit's letter to Gov. Carney can be used when discussing the impact of Quantrill's raid on the people of Lawrence. In addition, the letter might be used when discussing the nationwide significance of the raid and the donations that flowed into Kansas in its aftermath.

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Item Number: 213229
Call Number: Governor's Papers, Carney, Box 2.1, Folder 22
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213229

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