Contains 12 Results:
Request for promotion of Col. A. L. Lee, 7th Kansas Cavalry, to brigadier-general.
Criticism of Major General Blunt and others for the suspension of Blunt's military authority.
After seeing the devastation in Lawrence first hand, Carney argues for the return of the Kansas regiments to the state, or that he be empowered to raise two new regiments for home protection.
Tells of Quantrill's raid on Lawrence and calls for martial law in western Missouri, a court of inquiry and arms for citizens.
Reports Quantrill's raid on Lawrence, the destruction and casualties, and actuates his plea for military commanders who will protect the citizenry.
Complains of the authority given to Gen. Blunt.
Transmits papers to Ewing and asks that he take steps that "will vindicate the civil law."
Draft of a proclamation outlining plans to organize all militia in southern Kansas to prevent guerilla raids.
Deplores conditions in Kansas and repeats his request for authority to raise a 2,000 man militia.
From Hovey E. Lowman, editor/publisher of the Lawrence State Journal to Gov. Thomas Carney, dated Lawrence, August 18, 1864
Recounts his difficulties since Quantrill's raid, and offers observations on Kansas politics and how Carney may defeat James Lane's supporters and be appointed Senator, etc
From F. Johnson, Delaware Indian agent, to Gov. Thomas Carney, dated Delaware Agency, Kansas, December 10, 1864
Relates problem with Union Pacific Railroad employees and their treatment of Indians on the Delaware reservation, together with complaints of fraud and wrongdoings, etc.
Autobiographical note re. Carney's political career, 1862-1864.