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Simpson, Samuel Newell, 1826-1915.


Found in 2 Records:

Biographical account of Samuel N. Simpson

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: RH MS P936_1]
Call Number: RH MS P936

Biographical account of Samuel N. Simpson, an early resident of territorial Kansas, by an unknown author. The sketch includes genealogical information about Simpson's ancestors as well as information about Simpson's personal and business life throughout the 19th century. The bulk of the account is allegedly a history of the Border Wars between Kansas and Missouri written by Simpson himself.

Dates: undated

Samuel N. Simpson letter

Call Number: RH VLT MS P16

A letter from S.N. (Samuel Newell) Simpson of Lawrence, Kansas to John Brown in Boston Massachusetts dated November 18, 1859, two weeks before Brown’s execution. Simpson sent a circular about the establishment of Monumental College in Kansas and a letter of explanation. The circular is the first edition, and second known copy of the solicitation for funds to establish a college in Kansas.

Dates: 1859

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Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861 1
Kansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1