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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
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.
KS: 7th: 2.6.: important events in Kansas during the Civil War
Item Number: 213229
Call Number: Governor's Papers, Carney, Box 2.1, Folder 22
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213229
Business and Industry - Manufacturing - Soap
Collections - State Archives - Governor's Records - Carney, Thomas
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1854 to 1865 (Benchmark 2) - Civil War in Kansas (Indicator 6) - Quantrillâ€™s Raid
Date - 1861-1869 - 1863
Government and Politics - State Government - Governors - Carney, Thomas
Military - Wars - Civil War - Quantrill's raid
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Correspondence
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Letter
People - Notable Kansans - Carney, Thomas
Places - Cities and towns - Leavenworth
Places - Counties - Leavenworth
Thematic Time Period - Civil War, 1861-1865
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Government records - Correspondence
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Letters