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John E. Stewart wrote from Wakarusa, Kansas to Thaddeus Hyatt, president of the National Kansas Committee, describing his work on the underground railroad. This letter detailed the inclement weather and difficulties he encountered as he helped slaves to escape from Missouri, as well as his procedure for locating the slaves and hiding them in his wagon. Stewart sought to gain assistance from Hyatt, mainly in the form of provisions and horses. He also needed advice about what to do with the escaped slaves to ensure that they were not captured and sold again into slavery.

Creator: Stewart, John E
Date: December 20, 1859

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Item Number: 2540
Call Number: Thaddeus Hyatt Coll. #401 Box 1 Folder 7
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 2540

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