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This moving letter, presumably written by Mrs. Holmes, related the daily experiences of her family during 1861. They were struggling to make ends met, and her father did not want to seek help from back East. They had lived in Lawrence for five years, and she briefly mentioned their sickness and suffering during 1856. She applauded the work of Thaddeus Hyatt, president of the National Kansas Committee, and his willingness to obtain provisions and assistance for the impoverished settlers in Kansas Territory.

Creator: Holmes, Mrs.
Date: March 4, 1861

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Item Number: 2629
Call Number: Thaddeus Hyatt Coll. #401 Box 1 Folder 11
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 2629

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