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Isaac Goodnow wrote from his travels in Ohio to his wife, Ellen, in Shannon, Kansas Territory. This letter serves as a good example of the many than Goodnow sent home to his wife during his travels in the States, as he fundraised for the construction of Bluemont College and a non-denominational church in Manhattan. In this instance, Goodnow answers the request of his friend, Joseph Denison, to return to the Territory early, without raising the remaining $500; Goodnow replied that is would "diminish his self respect" to do so, but asked his wife her opinion. He also gave her instructions for maintaining their land and homestead, imploring that she contract out as much work as possible, in order to ease her own duties.

Creator: Goodnow, Isaac T. (Isaac Tichenor), 1814-1894
Date: August 20, 1857

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Item Number: 3738
Call Number: Isaac Goodnow Coll. #357, Box 2 Folder 9
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 3738

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