From R.G. Elliott to Dear Sister

Title: From R.G. Elliott to Dear Sister
Creator: R.G. Elliott
Description: This letter, dated August 24, 1863, is from R.G. Elliott in Lawrence, Kansas to his sister. He informs her that he was taken prisoner during Quantrill's Raid on Lawrence, but managed to escape. He states that troops from Kansas City are in pursuit of Quantrill's Raiders, but he does not believe they will catch them. Following the Raid, he writes, "We have been engaged ever since in burying the dead."
Date original: August 24, 1863
Owning organization: Kenneth Spencer Research Library
Document Type: letter
Publication Statement: Elliott Family Papers, Box 1: Folder 17: RH MS 338
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: swilliam@ku.edu 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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