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Mary Holliday wrote from Topeka to her husband, Cyrus K. Holliday, in Washington, D. C. She described farm and financial difficulties, especially her frustration with John, an incompetent hired hand. She also considered releasing her "girl" to save money and taking in Sister Tite as an unpaid but potentially helpful guest. Mary requested instructions concerning lumber, asked for seeds and carpets, and mentioned local happenings. She hoped that the statehood of Kansas would encourage Cyrus to return quickly. The letter has no signature.

Creator: Holliday, Mary Dillon, 1833-1908
Date: February 2, 1861

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Item Number: 2887
Call Number: Cyrus Kurtz Holliday Coll. #386 Box 1 Folder 5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 2887

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