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Elias D. Porter to Thaddeus Hyatt

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Oriskany Nov 27th 1856
Mr Hyatt
Dear Sir I have forwarded a Box of Clothing etc today to W F M Arny Esqr Chicago ill containing the following articles vis   1 comfortable   3 Bedquilts 9 sacks & aprons 5 sheets 15 pr Hose 4 vests 15 – undergarments 5 coats 1 – Boots 3 pr pillow cases 4 yds cotton cloth 2 – pants   2 Shawls   2 Capes   1 Hood   1 fur Cap   3 flannel shirts valued at $40, or 50, and $4 in money paid freight 2 by express   $6
All collected in one day in a backwoods district. I find the feelings of the people very much aroused for the oppressed people of Kasas
Yours etc Elias D Porter Of Oriskany Oneida Co NY

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