Kansas -- Politics and government -- 1854-1861
Found in 14 records:
The collection contains 34 letters written by Marcus Junius Parrott to his Dayton, Ohio family members. The letters date from April 7, 1851 to April 28, 1862, and are arranged chronologically. Also included in the collection are a brief handwritten statement by [Laurette?] Parrott [Irvin?] regarding the collection content, and an offprint of a published 1865 sermon by Phillips Brooks, delivered at the time of Abraham Lincoln's death.
This collection comprises personal and business correspondence, receipts and legal documents from 1826-1907. Also included are architectural plans and instructions for the building of a schoolhouse and a manuscript plat of Highland, Kansas, dated 1855.
Business papers and correspondence of James William Denver from 1839-1912. Includes a diary dated May 20, 1850-September 5, 1850, with miscellaneous notes.
Halderman was private secretary to A. H. Reeder, 1st governor of Kansas Territory. The letters deal with early Kansas Territory and State politics and government, land values and taxes, and some personal affairs.
John Bayless was president of the Susquehanna Western Emigration Company, formed in Kirkwood, Broome County, New York, December 7, 1854. This collection consist of papers concerning Highland, Kansas, 1840-1872.
Letter from Sara T. D. Robinson, Oakridge (Lawrence, Kansas), to Professor and Mrs. Charles G. Dunlap
Discusses Judge Smith's nomination for governor under the Lecompton constitution.
Letter to S.S. Cox dated Leavenworth, K.T. which discusses the Kansas constitution and lack of border incidents. Also dDescribes Kansas landscape.
Letter addressed to "Friend Woodward", dated Squaws Leg City which discusses territorial legislature at Pawnee; describes incident between Stringfellow and Reeder
Letter written by C.C. Andrews in Fort Leavenworth to his friend, William Pierce.
Eldridge was active in the efforts to make Kansas Territory a free state. Formerly a Democrat, Eldridge joined the Kansas delegation at the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia. Memoir of early days in Kansas, miscellaneous stock certificates, and account sheets, 1859-1898.
Editor's copy of the manuscript, "Bleeding Kansas",