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Cyrus K. Holliday of Topeka, Kansas Territory advised his wife, Mary Holliday, in Meadville, Pennsylvania, to read northern papers for news of Kansas. He repeated that she wait to come. Troops from Fort Riley and Fort Leavenworth led by Colonel Edwin V. Sumner gathered to battle proslavery forces led by General John W. Whitfield. Cyrus also mentioned a house and crops, receiving Mary's money and, despite difficulties, he praised Kansas as a home for settlers.

Creator: Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900
Date: June 16, 1856

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Item Number: 2822
Call Number: Cyrus Kurtz Holliday Coll. #386 Box 1 Folder 3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 2822

Agriculture - Crops
Business and Industry - Media/Communications - Newspaper
Collections - Manuscript - Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz
Date - 1854-1860 - 1856
Government and Politics - Elections
Government and Politics - Federal Government
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 - Constitution Making - Topeka Constitution
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Elections
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Political parties - Free State
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Political parties - Proslavery
Home and Family - Daily life - Settlement
Home and Family - Residences
Military - Facilities - Forts - Fort Leavenworth
Military - Facilities - Forts - Fort Riley
Military - Service - Army
Military - Wars - Bleeding Kansas
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Letter
People - African Americans - Slavery
People - Notable Kansans - Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900
People - Notable People - Sumner, Edwin V., 1797-1863
People - Notable People - Whitfield, John W., 1818-1879
People - Women
Places - Cities and towns - Junction City
Places - Cities and towns - Leavenworth
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Geary
Places - Counties - Leavenworth
Places - Counties - Shawnee
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Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Letters

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