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Smith, George W. , 1806-1878



nominated as the Free-State Party candidate for governor of Kansas under the Lecompton constitution of 1857 and won, though never took office; founding member of Trinity Episcopal Church, Lawrence, Kan., 1858

Found in 2 Records:

Letter to Mrs. George W. Smith.

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P115
Scope and Contents

Patterson as Secretary of the Douglas County Bar wrote to Mrs. George W. Smith enclosing a newspaper clipping of a resolution passed by the Bar expressing sympathy at the death of George W. Smith.

Dates: October 31, 1878

Letter to Mrs. Wilder S. Metcalf, Lawrence

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: RH MS P44_1]
Call Number: RH MS P44

Discusses Judge Smith's nomination for governor under the Lecompton constitution.

Dates: between 1900 and 1914

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Kansas -- Politics and government -- 1854-1861 1