From R.G. Elliott to Dear Sister

Title: From R.G. Elliott to Dear Sister
Creator: R.G. Elliott
Description: This letter, dated August 3, 1863, is from R.G. Elliott in Lawrence, Kansas to his sister. He responds to her complaints about Copperheads: "If you could only send them out here we would make them keep quiet." He writes about a political meeting in Leavenworth that ended in threats of violence. He adds that there has been an increase in guerrilla activity near the Kansas-Missouri border, and that the people of Kansas are preparing to defend themselves against attack.
Date original: August 3, 1863
Person: John C Fremont
Owning organization: Kenneth Spencer Research Library
Document Type: letter
Publication Statement: Elliott Family Papers, Box 1: Folder 16
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.
Page Type: Digital Repository Object
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