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Interviews by William E. Connelley and letter

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P131
Overview 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.
Dates: 1906 - 1916

Jennie Earl and Elizabeth S.C. [Crittenden] correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P285
Overview 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.
Dates: 1859-186-?

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  • Subject: Lawrence (Kan.) -- History X
  • Subject: Lawrence (Kan.) -- History -- 19th century X
  • Names: Quantrill, William Clarke, 1837-1865 X

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Black Jack, Battle of, Black Jack, Kan., 1856. 1
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Brown, John, 1800-1859 1
Connelley , William Elsey, 1855-1930 1
Earl, Elizabeth S. C. 1
Earl, Jennie L. 1
Pomeroy, S. C. (Samuel Clarke), 1816-1891 1
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