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This document details the minutes of three meetings of the Kansas Relief Committee, otherwise known as the National Kansas Committee, held in 1856 on June 9th, June 21st, and June 26th. It also includes information about the membership of this emigrant aid company. The first of these meetings adopted resolutions to aid the plight of free-state settlers in Kansas Territory. Furthermore, the members of the committee decided to establish five thousand settlers in Kansas Territory and to give them a year's worth of provisions.

Creator: National Kansas Committee
Date: June 9, 1856 - June 26, 1856

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Item Number: 2416
Call Number: Thaddeus Hyatt Coll. #401 Box 1 Folder 3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 2416

Business and Industry - Lodging - Hotels
Collections - Manuscript - Hyatt, Thaddeus
Community Life - Clubs and organizations - Charitable - Relief - National Kansas Committee
Date - 1854-1860 - 1856
Government and Politics - Crime and Punishment - Crimes - Murders
Government and Politics - Political Parties - Free Soil
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Antislavery
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Pro-Slavery
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Governors - Reeder, Andrew H
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Political parties - Free State
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Political parties - Proslavery
Home and Family - Daily life - Settlement
Military - Service - Militias
Military - Wars - Bleeding Kansas
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Letter
People - Notable Kansans - Eldridge, Shalor W.
People - Notable Kansans - Reeder, Andrew H. (Andrew Horatio), 1807-1864
People - Notable People - Dana, Charles A., 1819-1897
People - Notable People - Hyatt, Thaddeus
People - Notable People - Thayer, Eli, 1819-1899
Places - Cities and towns - Lawrence
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Douglas
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Places - Other States - Illinois - Chicago
Places - Other States - Iowa
Places - Other States - Missouri
Places - Other States - Nebraska
Thematic Time Period - Bleeding Kansas, 1854-1861
Thematic Time Period - Immigration and Settlement, 1854 - 1890
Transportation - Non-motorized - Stagecoaches
Transportation - Water - Steamboats
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Letters

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