From Daniel R. Anthony to Father

Title: From Daniel R. Anthony to Father
Description: This letter, dated June 10, 1857, was written by Daniel R. Anthony in Leavenworth, Kansas, to his father. Anthony has just arrived in Leavenworth, calling it “the most enterprising city in all Kansas.” Anthony states that land prices are very high but will likely decline during the winter until emigration begins again in the spring. He predicts that insurance will be a "good business" in Leavenworth and discusses various investment options. Anthony reports that he saw Gov. Harney, Sheriff Jones, and Judge Lecompte, who is presiding over the murder trial of Charles Fugett.
Date original: June 10, 1857
Organizations: Free State Party
Owning organization: Kansas State Historical Society
Document Type: letter
Publication Statement: Anthony, Daniel Reed, Correspondence 1857, Item 2
Organization location: For more information on using this image, contact Kansas Memory at: State Archives, Topeka, 6425 SW 6th Avenue, Topeka KS 66615-1099, Phone: (785) 272-8681, E-mail: Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the Kansas State Historical Society. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the Kansas State Historical Society.
Page Type: Digital Repository Object
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