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In this letter, Samuel Tappan writes to Reverend Thomas W. Higginson, an agent of the Massachusetts Kansas Aid Committee, to update him on the situation in Kansas Territory. He discusses the "bogus" constitutional convention and Gov. Walker's actions against the free state cause. He mentions that the proslavery forces "did all they could to have us 'partake' in the bogus election without success." Tappan still has confidence that the forces of "democracy" willd triumph. In the postscript, he speaks briefly of a census taken by free state leaders.

Creator: Tappan, S. F. (Samuel Forster), d. 1913
Date: July 6, 1857

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Item Number: 90773
Call Number: Thomas W. Higginson Coll. #380 Box 1 Folder 6
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90773

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