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H. H. Williams writes from Tecumseh, Kansas Territory, where he was imprisoned along with seven other suspects in the Pottawatomie massacre, to inform Rev. Samuel Adair of their situation. The letter is also signed by the seven other prisoners--William Partridge, Jason Brown, S. W. Kilbourne, John Brown Jr., S. B. Morse, Jacob Benjamin, and P. D. Maness. He indicates that they were charged with high treason. He also reported on John Brown, Jr.'s health. Williams asked Adair to try to raise some funds for their legal defense as they had hired a lawyer.

Creator: Williams, Henry H.
Date: June 14, 1856

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Item Number: 90507
Call Number: Samuel & Florella Adair Coll. #161 Box 5 Folder 7
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90507

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