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William Goodnow wrote from a settlement outside Manhattan, Kansas Territory, to his wife Harriet in New England. Goodnow refuted claims that Kansas was "a poor place", defended the New England Emigrant Aid Company against the complaints of "disappointed, unstable, and homesick" emigrants. He also reported on the frequent passing of Government trains from Fort Riley, in anticipation of war. Isaac Goodnow added a note to Harriet, proclaiming Kansas' destiny as a free state.

Creator: Goodnow, William Eaton, 1807-1876
Date: July 15, 1855

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Item Number: 3621
Call Number: Isaac Goodnow Coll. #357 Box 1 Folder 40
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 3621

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