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Writing from Topeka, Kansas Territory to his wife, Mary Holliday in Meadville, Pennsylvania, Cyrus K. Holliday repeated his previous letter's instructions that neither she nor Mr. Nichols come to Kansas Territory until he wrote again. He mentioned turmoil in district courts and described the positions and numbers of Proslavery forces under General John W. Whitfield and Free-State forces. Colonel Edwin V. Sumner and his federal troops from Fort Leavenworth were attempting to maintain peace.

Creator: Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900
Date: June 9, 1856

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Item Number: 2817
Call Number: Cyrus Kurtz Holliday Coll. #386 Box 1 Folder 3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 2817

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