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In this brief letter, Mrs. P. Gillespie of Nevada, Iowa, enclosed five dollars as a contribution to the Exoduster relief effort in Kansas. In addition to his role as governor of Kansas, St. John also served on the Board of Directors of the Kansas Freedmen's Relief Association.

Creator: Gillespie, Mrs. P.
Date: January 17, 1881

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This concise letter provides an example of out of state donations. This source could be grouped with documents concerning the relief effort. Also, this is one of the few sources dealing with women.

KS:7th:3.5:Exodusters (2005)

Item Number: 210542
Call Number: Governor's Records, St. John, Correspondence Received, Box 13 Folder 19
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210542

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