KanColl: The Kansas Historical Quarterlies

Samuel J. Reader's
"Home, Sweet Home"

closer view of watercolor featured on the magazine's cover

Text on the water color:
     Top left: "44 caliber, A Navy six-shooter, Robt. McNowu's. 1855. K. T."
     Top right: "Our first log cabin, Indianola, K. T. June 1855. [marks unclear] S. J. Reader."
     Across the bottom: "1855 K. T. view looking north-west; 'HOME, SWEET HOME.' Loring Post Office, Soldier Creek, Kansas Territory, ((This cabin was pulled down Jan. 27, 1880 See Vol. 9, p. 866))"

Digitized with permission of the Kansas State Historical Society.

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