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Episodes in Kansas history; three incidents included in The Gun and the Gospel. Lawrence? ca. 1896?
The accounts in this collection relate to Reuben Randlett's experiences in the 1856 sacking of Lawrence, Kansas; his activities as a spy among the raiders; the Battle of Black Jack; the dissolution of the Free State legislature in Topeka on July 4, 1856; and Randlett's captivity by William C. Quantrill in 1862. The collection also includes a photograph of Randlett.
This collection of letters was apparently written by two sisters living in Lawrence from 1859 to sometime after 1863. The letters are written to their mother and brother who lived in Westinfield, Connecticut, and concern events in Lawrence prior to and during the Civil War.
The first two letters are from Banks, who preceded Hutchings to Lawrence, and they describe Lawrence, the lawyers, and law practice in the area. The third letter written by W. B. West mentions Quantrill's raid and asks about job opportunities in Lawrence.
F.L. Pilla was a minister in Eudora, Kansas at the time of Confederate ally William C. Quantrill's attack on Lawrence, Kansas in mid-August 1863. Pilla writes to his brother recounting this news and indicating that there was some fear that Eudora might have been one of Quantrill's targets.
This letter from George Edwin Young, a survivor of William Quantrill's raid on Lawrence, Kansas, August 21, 1863, was written to his father two days following the massacre. A typed and annotated transcription of the letter is included.
Two volumes of mounted newspaper clippings collected by Watson Library staff from numerous publications circa 1863-1963, on the life of William Clark Quantrill and the raid on Lawrence, Kansas, August 21, 1863. Volume one contains newspaper articles on the James brothers, Frank and Jesse and volume two contains articles on survivors and reunions of the Raid on Lawrence
This collection consists of copied and original correspondence, clippings, photographs, and other related materials regarding the life of Oscar Eugene Learnard, his family, and the early history of Lawrence, Kansas.
Reminiscences of Quantrill's raid upon the city of Lawrence, Kansas, thrilling narratives by living eye witnesses. Kansas City, Missouri, Isaac P. Moore, Printer and binder. Compiled and arranged by John C. Shea, the letters were originally written for the Chicago Times.
The history of our ancestors. Being a record of the Riggs, Baldridge, and Agnew families together with fragmentary data as to other cognate families. Ann Arbor, Mich., 1915.
Letters to Scott concerning Quantrill's Raid, including one from Charles F. Taylor who was one of Quantrill's men, and concerning William C. Quantrill's family genealogy.
- Lawrence (Kan.) -- History 4
- Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861 3
- Lawrence (Kan.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
- Kansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
- Lawrence (Kan.) -- History -- 19th century 2
- Lawrence Massacre, Lawrence, Kan., 1863 2
- Lawrence Massacre, Lawrence, Kan., 1863 -- Personal narratives 2
- Black Jack, Battle of, Black Jack, Kan., 1856. 1
- Burlington (Kan.) -- History 1
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 1
- Dark command (Motion picture) 1
- Eudora (Kan.) -- History 1
- Fugitive slaves -- United States 1
- Guerrilla warfare 1
- Law -- Kansas -- History 1
- Lawrence (Kan) -- Description and travel 1
- Lawrence (Kan.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Underground movements 1
- Lawrence Massacre, Lawrence, Kan., 1863 -- Drama 1
- Lawyers -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
- Leavenworth (Kan.) -- History 1
- Massacres -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
- Olathe (Kan.) -- History 1
- Slavery -- United States -- Extension to the territories 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Underground movements 1 ∧ less
- Brown, John, 1800-1859 3
- Connelley , William Elsey, 1855-1930 2
- Scott, W. W. (William W.) 2
- Agnew family 1
- Baldridge family 1
- Banks, E. V., 1836?-1873 1
- Earl, Elizabeth S. C. 1
- Earl, Jennie L. 1
- Earle family 1
- Fisher, Charlie (Fugitive slave) 1
- Fisher, H. D. (Hugh Dunn), 1824-1905 1
- Friends in Council (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
- Haskell Institute 1
- Hutchings, John, 1836- 1
- James, Frank, 1844-1915 1
- James, Jesse, 1847-1882 1
- Kansas City, Fort Scott and Gulf Railroad Company 1
- Kirkpatrick family 1
- Learnard, Mary S., 1842-1932 1
- Learnard, O. E. (Oscar Eugene), 1832-1911 1
- Learnard, Tracy, 1872-1959 1
- Leavenworth, Lawrence, and Galveston Railroad Company 1
- Leonard family 1
- Pilla, F. L. 1
- Pomeroy, S. C. (Samuel Clarke), 1816-1891 1
- Quantrill, Caroline Clarke, 1819-1903 1
- Randlett, Reuben A., 1837- 1
- Republican Party (Kan.) 1
- Richards, Oscar G., 1836- 1
- Riggs family 1
- Riggs, Catherine Dome Earle, 1836-1920 1
- Riggs, Henry Earle, 1865-1949 1
- Shea, John C., active 1870 1
- Taylor, Charles F. (Charles Fletcher), 1842-1912 1
- Unitarian Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
- University of Kansas. Libraries 1
- Vreeland family 1
- Young, Darius Franklin, 1807- 1
- Young, George E. (George Edwin), 1833- 1 ∧ less