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Eldridge House (Lawrence, Kan.)


Found in 4 Records:

Agreement between Robert Morrow and Jonathan Oldham and William T. Faxon

Call Number: RH MS P874

This agreement, signed by Robert Morrow, Jonathan Oldham, and William T. Faxon of the city of Lawrence in Kansas Territory, specifies their respective contractual obligations in a business arrangement for buying, cutting, curing, and packing pork. The agreement names Morrow for purchase of the pork, with Oldham and Faxon supplying the necessary buildings and labor.

Dates: November 27, 1860

Eldridge House mortgage

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS Q58
Scope and Contents

Mortgage for the Eldridge House, drawn up August 6, 1859, between Shalor Eldridge and others and Robert Morrow for ten thousand dollars.

Dates: 1859

Eldridge House register

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: RH MS G1

"Passing of the Eldridge House: The Birthplace of Kansas"

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P992
Overview The Eldridge House in Lawrence, Kansas opened in 1855 and served as a hotel and meeting place for many Free State leaders before and during the Civil War. The "Passing of the Eldridge House" collection includes newspaper clippings of The Kansas City Star's coverage of the Eldrige House history, as well as illustrations, a typed history, and a transcription of "Life at the Old Eldridge House" from Mrs. Mary Eldridge Learnard, reported on by...
Dates: February 24, 1924