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Kansas Territory. Governor (1857-1858 : Denver)



  • Existence: 1857-12 - 1858-11

Found in 2 Records:

George A. Crawford Letter

Call Number: RH VLT MS P17

Letter from George A. Crawford, Fort Scott, Kansas, to James W. Denver, Governor of Kansas Territory, April 22, 1858 concerning a raid by Jim Denton's gang of Jayhawkers on pro-slave and national free-state Democrats in Fort Scott, Kansas.

Dates: April 22, 1858

James William Denver letters

Call Number: RH MS 1066

This collection consists of official letters to and from James Denver during his military service in the Mexican-American War, as well as personal letters to Denver's brother Arthur of Platte City, Missouri; his sister Elizabeth A. Johns of Wilmington, Ohio; and his wife Louise Catherine Denver of Wilmington, OH. These latter letters were written while he was serving as governor of the Kansas Territory.

Dates: 1846 - 1865

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Fort Scott (Kan.) -- History 1
Mexican War, 1846-1848 1