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Cyrus K. Holliday, founder and prominent citizen of Topeka, Kansas Territory, wrote to Alfred Huidekoper and Edgar Huidekoper, old associates from Meadville, Pennsylvania, to tell them of investment opportunities. He described rural claims, Town Act investments, and loans. He gave examples of large returns, including those gained by former governor Andrew H. Reeder. The time was ripe since Kansas' free statehood seemed certain, the land was titled, securities were assured, and financial difficulties had left some land and property owners with no option but to sell sacrificially. Holliday also confirmed the discovery of gold in western Kansas Territory (now Colorado).

Creator: Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900
Date: September 20, 1858

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Item Number: 2862
Call Number: Cyrus Kurtz Holliday Coll. #386 Box 1 Folder 4
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 2862

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