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1856 Oct. 27

Otis, William H.

Letter from William H. Otis to Amos Adams Lawrence

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Robinson is arranging the Delaware lands to be sold the 7th of November. Discusses how much money Otis could lend. Part of the Kansas Land Trust correspondence.

Lyman Family Papers

1856 Nov. 26

Simmons and Leadbeater

Letter from Simmons and Leadbeater to Amos Adams Lawrence

Saint Louis (Mo.) - Simmons and Leadbeater apologize for their delay in responding, there was a fire in their building. They will help with the investments, and believe that it is their duty to make Kansas a free state. Note directing the letter to Joseph Lyman. Part of the Kansas Land Trust correspondence.

Lyman Family Papers

1856 Nov. 10

French, James

Letter from James French to Amos Adams Lawrence

Philadelphia (Pa.) - French read about their organization in the papers and shares his experience with previous government land sales in the west. Lawrence added a note asking Joseph Lyman to thank French. Part of the Kansas Land Trust correspondence.

Lyman Family Papers

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Pollock, George W.

Letter from George W. Pollock to Joseph Lyman

Gratiot(Ohio) - Asks for bill and inquires about origins of Amos Adams Lawrence. Part of the Kansas Land Trust correspondence.

Lyman Family Papers

1856 Oct. 27

Sinclair, Samuel

Letter from Samuel Sinclair to Amos Adams Lawrence

New York (N.Y.) - Sinclair has noticed that Lawrence is the trustees of a fund to purchase lands in Kansas. Sinlair would like to subscribe two thousand dollars and his friend W. H. Tinson two thousand doallars. Part of the Kansas Land Trust correspondence.

Lyman Family Papers

1856 Nov. 13

Chadwick, Francis M.

Letter from Francis M. Chadwick to Amos Adams Lawrence

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Chadwick saw an advertisement in the New York Times and would like to contribute some money from her savings. Lawrence added a note asking Joseph Lyman to not take the old lady's money since it would be better to have fewer share holders. Part of the Kansas Land Trust correspondence.

Lyman Family Papers

1856 Nov. 1

Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894

Letter from Charles Robinson to Amos Adams Lawrence

Fitchburg (Mass.) - Robinson cannot arrive in Boston until Tuesday morning. There is a group of Kansas exiles meeting in Boston Wednesday and they would like Lawrence to join. Part of the Kansas Land Trust correspondence.

Lyman Family Papers

1857 Jan. 6

Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886

Letter from Amos Adams Lawrence to Joseph Lyman

Boston (Mass.) - Telegram informing Lyman that Governor Robinson wishes to leave soon. Part of the Kansas Land Trust correspondence.

Lyman Family Papers

1856

Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886

Letter from Amos Adams Lawrence to Joseph Lyman

Kansas - Lawrence sets a limit to how much money he can spend. Part of the Kansas Land Trust correspondence.

Lyman Family Papers

1856 Nov. 12

Kellogg, Henry

Letter from Henry Kellogg to Amos Adams Lawrence

Washington (D.C) - Kellogg writes to offer his services to the cause of liberty. He is a patron of the Bigelow Carpet Company and hopes that they will not find out about his involvement. Note by Lawrence telling Joseph Lyman to thank Kellogg. Part of the Kansas Land Trust correspondence.

Lyman Family Papers