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Henry Denison wrote from Manhattan, Kansas Territory, to his uncle, Joseph Denison, who was traveling away from home. Henry reported that the cornerstone of Bluemont College had been laid the day before, and described the festivities, including speeches and the planting of a kind of time capsule behind the cornerstone. He added that crops had sprouted and were growing beautifully; emigrants continued to pass through on their way to Pikes Peak.

Creator: Denison, Henry
Date: May 11, 1859

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Item Number: 4093
Call Number: Isaac Goodnow Coll. #357 Box 2 Folder 5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 4093

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