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In this letter, Samuel F. Tappan continues to keep Reverend Thomas W. Higginson, of Worcester, Massachusetts, apprised of the current situation in Kansas Territory. He mentions such topics as the Pike's Peak gold rush and the affairs of the New England Emigrant Aid Company, stating his belief that Robinson and Pomeroy are innocent of any charges of speculation. He praises John Brown's work to free slaves and the work of the Doy family in that same endeavor. However, he does not agree with Charles Robinson, who too readily looks to the interests of the Republican Party instead of supporting John Brown's work in the territory. Tappan writes that he appreciated the Atlantic Monthly magazine and Higginson's contributions to it.

Creator: Tappan, S. F. (Samuel Forster), d. 1913
Date: April 17, 1859

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Item Number: 90781
Call Number: Thomas W. Higginson Coll. #380 Box 1 Folder 8
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90781

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