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A resident of Lawrence, Kansas Territory, and correspondent from the New York Tribune, William Hutchinson writes his wife Helen from Mapleton, northern Bourbon County, right after the first of the year, 1859, to tell her about "the wars" in the southern part of the territory and about the activities of "Old" John Brown and his followers. Hutchinson met with the "war council," as well as with James Montgomery, advised against "rash measures," and, with Montgomery, participated in a large meeting of the citizens "to devise a plan for peace." (A note on the back of page 4, by R.J. Hinton, reads, "Copied by my wife from original. Interesting." A good number of the documents in this folder are copies--mostly handwritten.)

Creator: Hutchinson, William , 1823-1904
Date: January 3, 1859

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Item Number: 90076
Call Number: Richard Hinton Coll. #384 Box 1 Folder 9
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90076

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