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Amos A. Lawrence "forwarded" a message he had received from J. C. Palmer of Sharps' Rifle Manufacturing Company to James B. Abbott in Lawrence, Kansas Territory. Palmer's note to Lawrence assured the correct quantity and quality of merchandise would be sent to Kansas Territory. Lawrence displays an interesting criticism of Palmer and the Sharps' Company in the letter forwarded to Abbott: he added a tag to Palmer's own signature "J. C. Palmer Pres[ident]", which read, "of a corporation that has no soul." Lawrence went on to implore to Abbott to work cooperatively with Colonel E. V. Sumner against all disturbances of the peace, not just those originating with proslavery men. He cautioned that "no circumstances can authorize opposition to the U. S. Gov't even to the meanest of its representations."

Creator: Palmer, J.C.
Date: February 1856

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J. C. Palmer to Amos A. Lawrence; forwarded with Lawrence's comments to James B. Abbott - p. 1

Item Number: 6940
Call Number: James Abbott Coll. Box 2 Folder 9
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 6940

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