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Hiram Hill wrote from Lexi[ng]ton, Missouri to his wife in Williamsburgh, Massachusetts on his way to Lawrence, Kansas Territory. The low river had forced him and other steamboat passengers to come ashore 25 miles short of Lexington. Once there, he heard rumors of war, reporting that Missourians "all armed to the teeth" were entering the Territory. Hill was sick and wished to turn back, but fellow travelers Mr. Whitney and Judge Johnson planned to continue. Hill included a brief message for his adopted son, Arthur.

Creator: Hill, Hiram, 1804-
Date: November 31, 1855

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Item Number: 3043
Call Number: Hiram Hill Coll. #382 Box 1 Folder 4
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 3043

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