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This letter from Martin Stowell, written from Nebraska City, Nebraska, was sent to Reverend Thomas W. Higginson, agent of the Massachusetts Kansas Aid Committee in Worcester, Massachusetts, to keep him apprised of the Massachusetts emigrant company's business and financial affairs. Stowell includes information about the other members of his emigrant party, including a Mr. [John B.] Dunning, who continually asks Stowell for whiskey money. For the most part, the members of his company are employed and hard at work. Stowell also mentions Eastern supporters such as Massachusetts supporters Mr. Nightingale from Groton and Mr. Newell from Littleton. Stowell writes briefly about Orville Chester Brown, whose house had been destroyed on August 30, 1856, during the Battle of Osawatomie in Kansas Territory.

Creator: Stowell, Martin
Date: November 19, 1856

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Item Number: 90683
Call Number: Thomas W. Higginson Coll. #380 Box 1 Folder 3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90683

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