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Agreement between Robert Morrow and Jonathan Oldham and William T. Faxon

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P874

Overview

This agreement, signed by Robert Morrow, Jonathan Oldham, and William T. Faxon of the city of Lawrence in Kansas Territory, specifies their respective contractual obligations in a business arrangement for buying, cutting, curing, and packing pork. The agreement names Morrow for purchase of the pork, with Oldham and Faxon supplying the necessary buildings and labor.

Dates

  • November 27, 1860

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.

Biography of Robert Morrow

Robert Morrow was born September 20, 1825 in Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey. He married Martha Cory on April 13, 1850. They emigrated to Kansas Territory in 1856. In 1857, Morrow was among those who signed a petition for a charter for the city of Lawrence, and he served as one of the city's first councilmen in 1858. In the Free-State election of August 9, 1857, he was elected to the House of Representatives under the Topeka constitution, serving in the Territorial Legislature in 1858 and 1859. He was a member of the Kansas Senate in 1861 and 1862.

Extent

1 folder

Physical Location

RH MS P874

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Mark Hiers, 2000

Related Materials

Morrow, Robert, Papers, 1859-ca. 1930, RH MS P434, Kansas Collection, Kenneth Spencer Research Library

Eldridge House (Lawrence, Kan.) Mortgage, 1859, RH MS Q58, Kansas Collection, Kenneth Spencer Research Library

Kansas. District Court (14th Judicial District), In the district court, in the county of Ottawa, in the state of Kansas: Board of County Commissioners of the couty [sic.] of Saline, plaintiff, versus Robert Morrow...[et al.], defendants, RH D5067 Kansas Collection, Kenneth Spencer Research Library
Title
Guide to the Agreement between Robert Morrow and Jonathan Oldham and William T. Faxon
Subtitle
Agreement between Robert Morrow and Jonathan Oldham and William T. Faxon
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by mh, 2008; Finding aid encoded by mh, 2008
Date
2008
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Language of description
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Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/4197952249
Preferred citation
Agreement between Robert Morrow and Jonathan Oldham and William T. Faxon, Kansas Collection, RH MS P874, 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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