Elliott, Robert Gaston
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Claim debt of Kansas Territory, June 6, 1859, by Robert G. Elliott, for one hundred dollars by order of H. I. Strickler, Auditor, in accordance with an act providing for the adjustment and payment of claims, approved February 7, 1859.
The Elliott family papers consist of correspondence, printed materials, photographs, and memorabilia from a family that settled in Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas soon after it opened for Euro-American settlement in 1854.
Eldridge was active in the efforts to make Kansas Territory a free state. Formerly a Democrat, Eldridge joined the Kansas delegation at the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia. Memoir of early days in Kansas, miscellaneous stock certificates, and account sheets, 1859-1898.