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John W. Whitfield was a proslavery supporter from Tennessee who would subsequently move to Texas to fight for the Confederacy. He was a congressional delegate for Kansas Territory when he wrote this letter to John A. Halderman from Washington, D.C., regarding pending legislation "regulating town sites." It had been difficult to build a consensus for this law, but Whitfield hoped it would pass the current session.

Creator: Whitfield, John W. (John Wilkins), ca. 1826-1879
Date: February 25, 1855

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Item Number: 90393
Call Number: John A. Halderman Coll. #370 Box 1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90393

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