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Ellen Goodnow wrote from Shannon, Kansas Territory, to her husband Isaac, who was traveling on the East Coast. In this letter, which is largely personal, Ellen Goodnow describes a frightening conflict between white settlers in the area and members of the Cheyenne Indian tribe. A neighbor had awakened her in the middle of the night to enlist men to fight alongside members of the Delaware Indians, who had also been attacked by the Cheyennes. Isaac's brother, William, had lead her to safety in Manhattan.

Creator: Goodnow, Ellen Douglass Denison, 1812-1890
Date: August 8, 1857

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Item Number: 3728
Call Number: Isaac Goodnow Coll. #357, Box 2 Folder 9
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 3728

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