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Interviews by William E. Connelley and letter

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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

John S. Gilmore correspondence and records

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Call Number: RH MS 10
Overview This collection is composed primarily of correspondence and business forms relating to John Gilmore's activities as a newspaper publisher, journalist, state legislator, and a confidant of state governors.
Dates: 1862 - 1913

Lyman Underwood Humphrey correspondence, documents, and memorabilia

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 27
Overview Humphrey was governor of Kansas, 1888-1892. This collection of correspondence and documents, which is arranged chronologically, covers the period from 1872 to 1906.
Dates: 1872 - 1906

Samuel Clarke Pomeroy letters

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P121
Overview The letters were written during the time Pomeroy was senator and deal with the following topics: biographical information for the Congressional Directory; requests for publications to be sent to individuals; and a reference letter. The majority of the letters concern moving the U.S. Land Office from Independence, Kansas, to Neodesha. In later correspondence he refutes charges by D. R. Anthony that he bought votes or received compensation from Neodesha and resents the committee set up to...
Dates: 1861 - 1873

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Humphrey, Lyman Underwood, 1844-1915 2
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