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Cyrus K. Holliday wrote from Lawrence, Kansas Territory to his wife, Mary Holliday, who, accompanied by Mrs. Edward C. K. Garvey, had returned to Meadville, Pennsylvania to give birth to her second child. Meanwhile, Cyrus Holliday (who was Vice President of the upper territorial legislative body, the Council) had passed four bills, including one establishing Topeka as the Shawnee county seat. He bought new clothes for the session, since Lawrence had become more refined, with a new hotel. Holliday mentioned emigration to Pikes Peak, the Topeka bridge, trouble in L[i]nn county, and meeting three women, Mrs. Smith, Mrs. [Robert] Morrow, and Mrs. O'Donell (possibly Mrs. William O'Donnall) in Lawrence. He proposed that Liz, Mary Holliday's younger sister, return with her.

Creator: Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900
Date: January 30, 1859

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Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday - p. 1

Item Number: 2866
Call Number: Cyrus Kurtz Holliday Coll. #386 Box 1 Folder 4
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 2866

Business and Industry - Lodging - Hotels
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Politicians
Collections - Manuscript - Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz
Date - 1854-1860 - 1859
Environment - Geology - Rocks - Rock formations
Government and Politics - Local Government - County
Government and Politics - Political Parties - Free Soil
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Constitution Making - Wyandotte Constitution
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Legislatures
Home and Family - Children - Infants
Home and Family - Clothing
Home and Family - Clothing - Pants
Home and Family - Clothing - Shirts
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Home and Family - Daily life - Health and Hygiene
Home and Family - Daily life - Settlement
Home and Family - Families - Brothers and sisters
Military - Wars - Bleeding Kansas
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Letter
Objects and Artifacts - Personal Artifacts - Clothing
People - Notable Kansans - Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900
People - Women
Places - Cities and towns - Lawrence
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Douglas
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Places - Other States - Colorado
Places - Other States - Pennsylvania
Places - Other States - Pennsylvania - Meadville
Thematic Time Period - Bleeding Kansas, 1854 - 1861
Thematic Time Period - Immigration and Settlement, 1854 - 1890
Transportation - Roads & Highways - Bridges
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Letters

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