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In this letter to his daughter Annie Simerwell, Robert Simerwell discusses the happenings at the Potawatomi Baptist Manual Labor School near present day Topeka, Kansas a year before the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Simerwell explains that the Commissioner of Indian Affairs is expected back in April of 1854 to discuss treaties with the Native Indian tribes in the area, and he believes that "most of them will sell, and the whites will enter their country." The second page is a letter from Annie's mother about some of the daily chores.

Creator: Simerwell, Robert, 1786-1868
Date: November 21, 1853

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Item Number: 219220
Call Number: Robert Simerwell Coll. #500, Box 3 Correspondence and reports, 1853 November-December
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 219220

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