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This letter, written by free state governor Charles Robinson, was sent to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, a prominent Northern abolitionist. Robinson discusses in general terms the troubles facing Kansas Territory, stating that he believes this struggle was not limited to Kansas, "but I regard it as one in which the whole nation is involved." Robinson also expresses doubts that the North would support the free state settlers in the territory, writing that they can only "hope" for reinforcements, not take them for granted. He asks Higginson to stir up Northerners against the bogus legislature and mentions ex-Governor Reeder and opposition to the bogus legislature.

Creator: Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894
Date: August 27, 1855

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Item Number: 90647
Call Number: Thomas W. Higginson Coll. #380 Box 1 Folder 1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90647

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