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Cyrus K. Holliday wrote from Topeka, Kansas Territory, to his wife, Mary Holliday, in Meadville, Pennsylvania. He described living conditions in Topeka. Holliday expressed his intent to write to Mr. McFarland and his thanks for letters recently received. He mentioned Samuel Y. Lum, a Congregational minister, who was sleeping in his cabin. He also mentioned his presidency with the Topeka Town Association, agency with the New England Emigrant Aid Company, and his own business. Finally, Holliday expressed hopes of a sawmill and referred to the possibility of trouble with Missourians. A few lines have been cut and removed from the lower part of pages 7 and 8.

Creator: Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900
Date: December 31, 1854

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Item Number: 2729
Call Number: Cyrus Kurtz Holliday Coll. #386 Box 1 Folder 1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 2729

Business and Industry - Construction - Building materials - Sawmills
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Entrepreneur
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Religion - Ministers
Collections - Manuscript - Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz
Community Life - Community services - Economic development
Community Life - Religion - Christianity - Congregational
Community Life - Town development - Town companies - New England Emigrant Aid Company
Community Life - Town development - Town companies - Topeka Association
Date - 1854-1860 - 1854
Environment - Weather
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 - Political parties - Free State
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Political parties - Proslavery
Home and Family - Activities - Religious - Church attendance
Home and Family - Daily life - Settlement
Military - Wars - Bleeding Kansas
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Letter
People - Notable Kansans - Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900
People - Notable Kansans - Lum, Samuel Y., 1821-1895
People - Women
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Places - Other States - Missouri
Places - Other States - Pennsylvania - Meadville
Thematic Time Period - Bleeding Kansas, 1854-1861
Thematic Time Period - Immigration and Settlement, 1854 - 1890
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Letters

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