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Charles Chadwick wrote from Quindaro, Kansas Territory, to Hiram Hill in Massachusetts. Chadwick reported that the Republicans (anti-slavery supporters) had been successful in recent elections. However, the economy was worse than the year before, according to Chadwick, money was scarce, and the city of Quindaro had not started collecting property taxes because the amounts would exceed the value of the property. A newspaper "The Kansas Tribune" had begun to circulate after a period in which there had been no newspaper, and the Parkville and Grand River Railroad was slated to be constructed through the town.

Creator: Chadwick, Charles
Date: December 14, 1859

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Item Number: 3314
Call Number: Hiram Hill Coll. #382 Box 1 Folder 8
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 3314

Business and Industry - Media/Communications - Newspaper
Business and Industry - Media/Communications - Telegraph
Business and Industry - Railroad - Companies
Business and Industry - Railroad - Construction and maintenance
Business and Industry - Railroad - Land sales
Collections - Manuscript - Hill, Hiram
Date - 1854-1860 - 1859
Government and Politics - Elections
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Federal agencies and programs - Policies and programs - Taxation
Government and Politics - Political Parties - Free Soil
Government and Politics - Political Parties - Republican
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Antislavery
Government and Politics - State Government - Governors - Robinson, Charles
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Elections
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Political parties - Free State
Home and Family - Daily life - Settlement
Military - Wars - Bleeding Kansas
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Letter
People - Notable Kansans - Hill, Hiram
People - Notable Kansans - Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894
Places - Cities and towns - Quindaro
Places - Counties - Wyandotte
Places - Other States - Massachusetts
Thematic Time Period - Bleeding Kansas, 1854 - 1861
Thematic Time Period - Immigration and Settlement, 1854 - 1890
Transportation - Railroads - Companies
Transportation - Railroads - Construction and maintenance
Transportation - Railroads - Land sales
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Letters

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