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William Goodnow, recently arrived in Shannon, Kansas Territory, wrote to his wife, Harriet, who had remained in New England. Goodnow related his experiences traveling from Westport, Missouri, where he received quality hospitality from a slaveholder, to Lawrence, and finally to Shannon, where he met his brother, Isaac, and sister-in law. Goodnow also mentioned his recent subscription to the Herald of Freedom newspaper, which would be sent to her; he implored her to save all of them, as he wished them preserved. He added that they expected a rush of emigrants in the following spring.

Creator: Goodnow, William Eaton, 1807-1876
Date: November 22, 1855

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Item Number: 3714
Call Number: Isaac Goodnow Coll. #357 Box 1 Folder 35
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 3714

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