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F. D. Drake certificate of honorable discharge, First Regiment Cavalry, Kansas Volunteers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P827

Overview

This honorable discharge certificate was issued to Private F. D. Drake for service from January 24 to February 18, 1856 in the First Regiment Cavalry of Kansas Volunteers, organized to defend the people of Kansas Territory "against lawless agressions." The certificate, dated February 18, 1856 at Lawrence City, Kansas, is signed by free-state loyalists and commanders G. [Gaius] Jenkins, C. [Charles] Robinson, Robert Klotz, and James [Leyate?].

Dates

  • February 18, 1856

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

1 folder ; 25 x 38 cm

Physical Location

RH MS P827

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, William J.B. Burger, 2003

Creator

Title
Guide to the F. D. Drake Certificate
Subtitle
F.D. Drake certificate of honorable discharge, First Regiment Cavalry, Kansas Volunteers
Author
Finding aid prepared by mh, 2007; Finding aid encoded by mh, 2007
Date
2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in <language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/5460750883
Preferred citation
F. D. Drake Certificate of honorable discharge, First Regiment Cavalry, Kansas Volunteers, Kansas Collection, RH MS P827, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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