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William Goodnow wrote from his settlement near Wild Cat Creek, Kansas Territory, to his wife Harriet in New England. Goodnow related his wintertime experiences in the Midwest, which included descriptions of travel and hunting expeditions. He anticipated the prosperity of Manhattan, reporting that "claims that were taken here last spring are now fetching hundreds of dollars advance, & some will soon bring a thousand." Goodnow added that propositions of new bridges, roads, and ferry service would further improve the town.

Creator: Goodnow, William Eaton, 1807-1876
Date: January 12, 1856

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Item Number: 3633
Call Number: Isaac Goodnow Coll. #357 Box 1 Folder 47
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 3633

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