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Benjamin Talbot Babbitt to Governor Thomas Carney

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Babbitt, B. T.  N. Y.


(Manf. Babbitts Soap)


New York Dec 30th 1863


Gov Thos Carney


Leavenworth Kansas


Dear Sir


I was waited upon by Mr. Veazy a few days since and-

asked to subscribe something for-

the “Lawrence” sufferers.  This I-

propose to do in the following-

manner viz I will contribute-

100-packages ea 10[lbs] of my best-soap

total 1000[lbs] such as I sell here

@ [xx2 c.]  These packages to be

 given one to each of the 100 families

who suffered by the Quantrell raid-


This will be an advertisement for

me and at the same time the soap is

as good as money to the receiver-


If you will receive and forward this

contribution please advise and I will

ship soon after the receipt of your-

letter.  In mean time


I remain


Yours truly


B. T. Babbitt


[Quantrell raid]


[Page 2]


Babbitt, B. T.  N. Y (Manf. Babbitts Soap)


Donating 100 boxes soap to

Lawrence victims Quantrells Raid.


Jan 15, 1864.


No. 31


January 15th 1864.


New York.


Babbitt B. T.


Proposes to

send 1000 lbs of

his soap for lu

relief of lu-Lawrence

suffeners, and

desires lu- Governor

to receive and

forward lu-same



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