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Douglas County, Kan. poll-book of the election

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P357
Overview

Names of electors in the six wards of Lawrence, Kan. for the April 5, 1887 election, the first election in which women could vote. Also lists number of votes each candidate received. Photocopy of records located at the Kansas State Historical Society.

Dates: April 5, 1887

F. B. Silkman letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P969
Overview This collection consists of a single letter written by F. B. Silkman to his father from Leavenworth City, Kansas Territory. Silkman indicates that he cannot leave due to nobody else being available to mind the store; discusses the recent local election, indicating that three Pennsylvanians were elected and Thomas T. Slocum was elected mayor; proslavery men from Missouri pulled their man from the election when it became clear he would be defeated and some of them had gone to the Missouri...
Dates: September 5, 1855

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