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Joseph Trego wrote from Mound City, Kansas Territory, to his wife, Alice, at their family's home in Illinois. Trego responded emotionally to his wife's proposition that she would travel East in the spring to visit friends and come to the territory in the fall, instead of the coming in the spring, as previously planned. He conveyed great disappointment, but insisted that she go East if she really wanted. According to Trego, the structure that would shelter his mill would be raised the next day, and Fort Scott had been seized peacefully by free state men "as the villains fled to save their bacon." He doubted that the treaty drawn there would change the antagonistic conduct of the opposing sides.

Creator: Trego, Joseph H. (Joseph Harrington), 1823-1905
Date: February 11, 1858

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Item Number: 6208
Call Number: Joseph Harrington Trego Coll. #523, Box 1 Folder 1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 6208

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