Agreement between Robert Morrow and Jonathan Oldham and William T. Faxon
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.
- November 27, 1860
- Morrow, Robert, 1825-1912 (Person)
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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.
RH MS P874
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Gift, Mark Hiers, 2000
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Agreement between Robert Morrow and Jonathan Oldham and William T. Faxon, Kansas Collection, RH MS P874, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries