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John Otis Wattles was one of the founders of Moneka in Linn County, Kansas Territory, in 1857. He was a promoter of the town and was a member of the Moneka Woman's Rights Association. Wattles was also an abolitionist. He was involved in promoting a railroad that would run from Jefferson City, Missouri, to Emporia, Kansas Territory.

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Item Number: 90679
Call Number: B Wattles, John Otis *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90679

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