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Mary Holliday wrote from Meadville, Pennsylvania to her husband, Cyrus K. Holliday, founder of Topeka, Kansas Territory, who was presently touring Pennsylvania to speak in support of Republican presidential nominee John C. Fremont. Mary mentioned Mr. Howe, L. Lord, and Alfred Huidekoper, all friends of Cyrus. William D. Paul, who lived in Shawnee County, Kansas Territory had written. Quoting from his letter, Mary reported a skirmish between free state and proslavery men at Franklin, in Douglas County. Henry C. Titus, colonel of proslavery troops, and Israel B. Donalson, U. S. marshal, had been taken prisoner. Governor Wilson Shannon had negotiated a treaty. Mary also mentioned her ill health, and she hoped that Cyrus was well.

Creator: Holliday, Mary Dillon, 1833-1908
Date: August 29, 1856

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Item Number: 2832
Call Number: Cyrus Kurtz Holliday Coll. #386 Box 1 Folder 3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 2832

Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Law enforcement officers
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Politicians
Collections - Manuscript - Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz
Date - 1854-1860 - 1856
Government and Politics - Crime and Punishment - Prisoners
Government and Politics - Elections
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Presidents
Government and Politics - Political Parties - Free Soil
Government and Politics - Political Parties - Republican
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Antislavery
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Pro-Slavery
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Elections
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Governors - Shannon, Wilson
Home and Family - Daily life - Health and Hygiene
Home and Family - Daily life - Settlement
Military - Service - Militias
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 Kansans - Shannon, Wilson
People - Notable People - Donalson, Israel B., 1797-1895
People - Notable People - Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890
People - Notable People - Titus, Henry C.
People - Women
Places - Cities and towns - Franklin (Douglas County)
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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