Kansas Territory. Governor (1857-1858 : Denver)
- Existence: 1857-12 - 1858-11
Found in 2 Records:
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.
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.