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Account and letterpress books.

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS E97
Scope and Contents

The account books in the collection contain Gray's farm records of produce and livestock sold in the area. Also included in the collection are letterpress correspondence volumes dating from the time that he served as secretary of the State Board of Agriculture.

Dates: 1857-1879

Financial records of the Shepherd & Henry hardware store

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS E99
Overview

Financial records of a hardware store in Quindaro, Kansas run by William Shepherd and D.D. Henry.

Dates: May 20, 1857--May 5, 1859

G. W. Paddock diary transcript

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P857
Overview This transcript of the diary of Methodist Episcopal minister George W. Paddock chronicles his journey from New York State to Kansas Territory in 1857 and his traveling ministry in the territory to 1861. Transcribed from Paddock's 149-page diary in holdings of the Kansas State Historical Society, it contains his descriptions of frontier life, the settlers and Native Americans to whom he preached, the many settlements which he visited, and hostilities in the territory's free-state conflict. ...
Dates: 1857-1861, 1901

Ledger of financial records from the Shepherd & Henry hardware store

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS E100
Overview

Financial records of a hardware store in Quindaro, Kansas run by William Shepherd and D. D. Henry.

Dates: 1857 - 1858

Letter to Captain Grover from Captain Sircoxy

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P828
Overview This letter, dated November 3, 1857, is from Delaware Chief John Sarcoxie (signed "Sircoxy" in the letter) to Joel Grover, a free-state loyalist of Kansas Territory whose property in the town of Lawrence was a station on the Underground Railroad. Citing their prior contract, the Delaware chief asks for Grover's payment of $600 to the Delaware Nation as agreed upon completion of the Quindaro Road (a stage road from the Underground Railroad town of Quindaro, Kansas to Lawrence, completed in...
Dates: November 3, 1857

Letter to Irvin P. Long, guardian of Susan Mofat

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P138
Overview

Gives notice that a petition will be presented to the Wyandott County Commissioners for a road from Quindaro City to Wyandott City.

Dates: March 25, 1864

Orrin M. Murray papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 508
Overview

The Papers of Orrin M. Murray are those of a native Quindaro, Kansas historian and educator.

Dates: 1958 - 1986