Letter to the parents of David Hoyt from James F. Legate

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The conflict between anti-slavery and pro slavery factions in the Kansas Territory and Missouri from 1854-1861, known as Bleeding Kansas, highlights the divisiveness of slavery both as a moral and political issue. Help us transcribe the words of abolitionist James F. Legate as he expresses his sadness over the death of his friend abolitionist David Starr Hoyt.

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