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In a letter marked "Confidential" and dated March 14, 1859, Andrew J. Mead of Manhattan, Kansas Territory, writes to enlist John Halderman's help to get Russell, Majors, and Waddell to use a new Blue River ferry at Manhattan, called Johnstons ferry, when they begin hauling freight over the "Great Central Route via Smoky Hill" to the gold mines. Mead is "deeply interested" in this ferry and wishes to negotiate a contract with the freighters for its use.

Creator: Mead, Andrew J.
Date: March 14, 1859

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Item Number: 90470
Call Number: John A. Halderman Coll. #370 Box 1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90470

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