From William C. Connett, Jr. to James L. Thornberry

Title: From William C. Connett, Jr. to James L. Thornberry
Description: This letter, dated April 28, 1855, was written by William C. Connett, Jr. in Sparta, Missouri to James L. Thornberry. William discusses the recent Kansas election and the “overthrow” of the Free Soil party, stating that he would not want to remain in Missouri if Kansas became a free state. He declares that the current political situation would improve if “you people of the free states let us alone in the management of our own domestic affairs.”
Date original: April 28, 1855
Document Type: letter
Publication Statement: William C. Connett, Jr. Papers, Box 1: Folder 21
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