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Cyrus K. Holliday wrote from Lawrence, Kansas Territory to his wife, Mary Holliday, in Meadville, Pennsylvania of his journey to Kansas City to obtain a land warrant for Topeka and to attend the Free State Convention. Two of his articles had been published in The Herald of Freedom, a Lawrence newspaper, and he sent copies. Mentioning political difficulties, Holliday suggested that his wife wait until fall to travel to Kansas. He rented out his cabin in Topeka for profit. A deadly cholera epidemic at Fort Riley had ended.

Creator: Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900
Date: August 12, 1855

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Item Number: 2770
Call Number: Cyrus Kurtz Holliday Coll. #386 Box 1 Folder 2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 2770

Built Environment - Materials - Wood - Log
Business and Industry - Media/Communications - Newspaper
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Politicians
Business and Industry - Services - Real estate
Collections - Manuscript - Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz
Community Life - Community services - Economic development
Community Life - Town development - Town companies - Topeka Association
Date - 1854-1860 - 1855
Environment - Weather
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Federal agencies and programs - Policies and programs - Land
Government and Politics - Political Parties - Free Soil
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Antislavery
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Constitution Making - Topeka Constitution
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Political parties - Free State
Home and Family - Daily life - Health and Hygiene
Home and Family - Daily life - Settlement
Home and Family - Residences - Log cabins
Military - Facilities - Forts - Fort Riley
Military - Wars - Bleeding Kansas
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Letter
People - African Americans - Slavery
People - American Indians - Indian lands
People - Notable Kansans - Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900
People - Women
Places - Cities and towns - Junction City
Places - Cities and towns - Kansas City
Places - Cities and towns - Lawrence
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Douglas
Places - Counties - Geary
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Places - Counties - Wyandotte
Places - Forts and military installations - Fort Riley
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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