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Horatio N. Rust, secretary of the Southern Refuge Relief Association, sent this letter to the editor of the Chicago Inter Ocean to pass along news from Elizabeth Comstock, agent of the Kansas Freedmen's Relief Association based in Topeka. Comstock feared for the health of 500 refugees, and so Rust asked for contributions of money, bedding, or clothing to send off immediately.

Creator: Chicago Inter-Ocean
Date: Between 1880 and 1881

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This is a brief, accessible letter. It works alongside documents dealing with aid organizations, particularly since some letters mention this advertisement.

KS:7th:3.5:Exodusters (2005)

Item Number: 210625
Call Number: 326.8 R92 H. N. Rust Scrapbook
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210625

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