From Josiah Miller to Dear Father and Mother

Title: From Josiah Miller to Dear Father and Mother
Creator: Josiah Miller
Description: This letter, dated January 25, 1856, is from Josiah Miller in Lawrence, Kansas to his parents living in a Southern state. Miller tells his parents about a recent election for Kansas state officers that ended in a skirmish between Free State men and proslavery men, including some from Missouri. He predicts that "this slavery question" will result in civil war, and urges his parents to move to a free state.
Date original: January 25, 1856
Owning organization: Kenneth Spencer Research Library
Document Type: letter
Publication Statement: Josiah Miller Collection, Box 1: Folder 2, Item 3
Organization location: For more information on using this image, contact the Kenneth Spencer Research Library at: The University of Kansas, Lawrence KS 66045, Phone: (785) 864-4334, E-mail: Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the Kenneth Spencer Research Library. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the Kenneth Spencer Research Library.
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