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The author of this lengthy letter chose not to sign his name but offers his observations about Kansas affairs "which may or may not be of service to you." In essence, the correspondent offers a free stater's perspective--not an abolitionist one--on the "modus operandi" of the pro-slave party for Kansas Territory. Slavery, or the slave system, means "despotism" to this individual, and he believes "pro slavery men will use every means" to control the territory, which would soon go to free state "if the contest were a fair and even one." The author declares it critical that Americans elect a president in 1856 who would "do right, a man who loves the Union the whole Union as it is . . . ."

Date: May 14, 1855

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Item Number: 90175
Call Number: Samuel Pomeroy Coll. #476
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90175

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