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James Abbott, serving as a Colonel in the Kansas free state militia wrote from a military skirmish in Sugar Mound, Kansas Territory, to his wife, Elizabeth, in Lawrence. He had hoped to return home within a week from his departure, but had received word from James Lane, Major General of the militia, that he could start home the following Saturday. Abbott reported the events of the skirmish, which thus far had resulted in the arrests of some men; no deaths had been reported.

Creator: Abbott, James Burnett, 1818-1897
Date: December 22, 1857

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Item Number: 6960
Call Number: James Abbott Coll. Box 2 Folder 10
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 6960

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