From William M. McPherson to George R. Smith

Title: From William M. McPherson to George R. Smith
Description: On October 20, 1856, William M. McPherson writes from London to Gen. George R. Smith in Georgetown, Missouri. McPherson reports that his railroad securities business in London has been negatively affected by "the Kansas question and the exaggerated stories…about Missourians in Kansas going there to vote and control the elections[,] stopping emigrants…and driving out settlers." He adds that he hopes to buy 4,000 tons of iron for the railroad near Jefferson City before leaving London.
Date original: October 20, 1856
Owning organization: Missouri History Museum
Document Type: letter
Publication Statement: Smith Papers, 6-1856 to 12-1856
Organization location: For more information on using this image, contact the Missouri History Museum at: Lindell and DeBaliviere, P.O. Box 11940, St. Louis, MO 63112, Phone: (314)746-4441, E-mail: Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the the Missouri History Museum. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the Missouri History Museum.
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