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Grover, Joel, 1825-1879

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1825-08-05 - 1879-07-27

Found in 3 records:

Joel Grover diary

 Collection
Call Number: RH VLT MS A2
Overview

Grover was born in Springfield, Livingston Co., New York, August 5, 1825; died in Lawrence, Kansas, July 28, 1879. This collection consist of a diary kept during the years 1857 and 1858 by Joel Grover, an early resident of Lawrence, Kansas. A transcription of the diary was completed in 1981.

Dates: 1857 - 1858

Joel Grover papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P51
Overview

This collection of papers pertain mostly to Joel Grover's work as commissioner and trustee of the Lawrence, Kansas school district, as well as his membership in a survey committee and alternate delegate of the 26th District of the State of Kansas. Some materials deal more with farm business, e.g. machinery.

Dates: 1857 - 1888

Letter to Captain Grover from Captain Sircoxy

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P828
Overview This letter, dated November 3, 1857, is from Delaware Chief John Sarcoxie (signed "Sircoxy" in the letter) to Joel Grover, a free-state loyalist of Kansas Territory whose property in the town of Lawrence was a station on the Underground Railroad. Citing their prior contract, the Delaware chief asks for Grover's payment of $600 to the Delaware Nation as agreed upon completion of the Quindaro Road (a stage road from the Underground Railroad town of Quindaro, Kansas to Lawrence, completed in...
Dates: November 3, 1857

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Subject
Lawrence (Kan.) -- History 2
Farm life -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
Frontier and pioneer life -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861 1
Land use -- Kansas -- Pottawatomie County 1