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Samuel Tappan wrote from Barker's Mission on the Shawnee Reserve in present-day Johnson County, Kansas Territory, to Ellen Goodnow, Isaac Goodnow's wife, near Manhattan. Tappan updated Ellen on the status of some misplaced luggage, providing a good description of local shipping and travel procedures. He praised the land of Kansas, " a glorious country to try 'men's soles' (sic)". Tappan also described the recent scuffle between Governor Reeder and Benjamin Stringfellow, an incident which embodied the tension between anti and proslavery supporters.

Creator: Tappan, S. F. (Samuel Forster), d. 1913
Date: June 29, 1855

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Item Number: 3613
Call Number: Isaac Goodnow Coll. #357 Box 1 Folder 39
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 3613

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