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This letter from Charles D. Puckett of Dallas, Texas, to Kansas governor Arthur Capper of Topeka discusses claims from the Price Raid of 1864. Puckett's in-laws, Washington and Mary Ann Boggs, had property confiscated during the Price raid. Following the raid, Puckett's in-laws were given bonds totaling $500. However, the bonds were given to a lawyer and lost. Consequently, Puckett's letter is intended to receive compensation from Kansas for the elderly Mrs. Boggs.

Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: July 11, 1915

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Puckett's letter to Governor Capper helps students understand the long-term impact of the Price raid on Kansas.

KS: 7th: 2.6.: important events in Kansas during the Civil War

Item Number: 213413
Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor Arthur Capper, Correspondence Files, Numerical File Box 2 Document 93
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213413

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