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Correspondence and miscellaneous items regarding the cannon "Old Sacramento"

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Call Number: RH MS P251
Overview Includes material about the cannon called "Old Sacramento", and a cannonball believed to be one from the cannon which was presented to the University by Claude L. Darbe in 1960. The cannon ball was found on a farm by Bert E. Darbe in 1895, the site of the old town of Franklin. There is also a brief history on the cannon's use in a pro-slavery attack on Lawrence in the spring of 1856.
Dates: 1960 - 1961

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  • Subject: Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861 X
  • Subject: Franklin (Kan.) X
  • Names: Darbe, Claude L. X