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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
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 the two women's mother and brother who lived in Westinfield, Connecticut about events in Lawrence prior to and during the Civil War. The letters are arranged chronologically. Two letters dated 1859 and 1881 from two different attorney's are filed together, separate from the main body of correspondence.
- Black Jack, Battle of, Black Jack, Kan., 1856. 1
- Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861 1
- Lawrence (Kan.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Underground movements 1
- 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
- Randlett, Reuben A., 1837- 1 ∧ less