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Portrait of Eli Thayer, 1819-1899, who in 1853-54 was a representative in the Massachusetts legislature, and while there, originated and organized the New England Emigrant Aid Company. He worked to combine the northern states in support of his plan to send antislavery settlers into Kansas. Lawrence, Topeka, Manhattan, and Ossawatomie, Kansas, were settled under the auspices of his company.

Creator: Tucker, E. S.
Date: Between 1870 and 1875

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Item Number: 337
Call Number: B Thayer, Eli *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 337

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