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Charles Wright wrote from Lawrence, Kansas Territory, to Hiram Hill. Wright spoke passionately about the free state cause after the Sack of Lawrence and the Pottawatomie Massacre, imploring "eastern friends" for help. In Wright's words, "talk will do no good that time is past what we now need is men money and rifles". He added that southerners were "using every effort" to drive free staters from the Territory. U.S. Troops were attempting to disband the ruffians, though according to Wright they only dispersed and reorganized elsewhere.

Creator: Wright, Charles A.
Date: June 16, 1856

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Item Number: 3077
Call Number: Hiram Hill Coll. #382 Box 1 Folder 5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 3077

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