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This letter was written by Martin Stowell from Lexington, Kansas Territory. He describes his journey to Kansas Territory and the movements of his emigrant train, of which he was elected military head. He also writes about the local vegetation and his belief that he could make a fine home in this country. Stowell also gives his friend advice about the best route into Kansas Territory and recommends that all mail be sent through Nebraska City, Nebraska, or Burlington, Iowa, so correspondence would not pass through a slave state. Stowell also asks the recipient of the letter to forward it to Reverend Thomas W. Higginson, agent of the Massachusetts Kansas Aid Committee, in Worchester, Massachusetts.

Creator: Stowell, Martin
Date: August 15, 1856

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Item Number: 90648
Call Number: Thomas W. Higginson Coll. #380 Box 1 Folder 1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90648

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