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Isely family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 7
Overview Correspondence and family records from the Christian H. Isely family, Swiss immigrants who settled in Brown County, Kansas soon after the area opened for settlement.
Dates: 1849 - 1943

James William Denver papers and diary

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 19
Overview Business papers and correspondence of James William Denver from 1839-1912. Includes a diary dated May 20, 1850-September 5, 1850, with miscellaneous notes.
Dates: 1839 - 1912

W.B. Spaulding letter to D. P. [Daniel Peterson] Woodbury

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Call Number: RH MS P784
Overview This 2-page letter from W.B. Spaulding of Quincy, Illinois to his friend Daniel Peterson Woodbury of Weare, New Hampshire contains the writer's assessment of the Lecompton Constitution, framed in Lecompton, Kansas in 1857 by pro-slavery advocates for purposes of Kansas Statehood. Spaulding's views address President James Buchanan's support of the Lecompton Constitution and the resulting impact on Territorial Kansas and on the Buchanan presidency. Included is a letter with explanatory background...
Dates: April 17, 1858; accompanying background letter, April 10, 1974

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