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Cyrus K. Holliday, founder of Topeka, Kansas Territory, wrote from Lawrence, Kansas Territory, to his wife, Mary Holliday, in Meadville, Pennsylvania. After three weeks at the future site of Topeka, Holliday was glad for city comforts. He mentioned the site's beauty, the prospect of building a house on his farm claim, and his personal success since leaving Meadville. On December 18, 1854, he had been unanimously elected President of the Topeka Town Association and appointed temporary agent of the New England Emigrant Aid Company. The bottom two-thirds of page 3 and 4 (which contained Holliday's signature) have been cut and removed.

Creator: Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900
Date: December 24, 1854

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Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday - p. 1

Item Number: 2721
Call Number: Cyrus Kurtz Holliday Coll. #386 Box 1 Folder 1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 2721

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