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Fort Scott (Kan.) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Records:

Charles E. Cory newspaper clippings

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: RH MS D237

"Old Fort Scott things. Scraps written by C.E. Cory of Fort Scott and printed in the Bourbon News." A series of sketches about early happenings in Fort Scott, Kansas. The articles originally appeared in the Bourbon News. The volume includes a letter from C.E. Cory to the Hon. L. Stillwell of Erie, Kansas, conveying the clippings to him in 1924.

Dates: 1924?

George A. Crawford Letter

Call Number: RH VLT MS P17

Letter from George A. Crawford, Fort Scott, Kansas, to James W. Denver, Governor of Kansas Territory, April 22, 1858 concerning a raid by Jim Denton's gang of Jayhawkers on pro-slave and national free-state Democrats in Fort Scott, Kansas.

Dates: April 22, 1858

Kathryn Nelson Gifts, Miscellaneous items

Call Number: RH MS P461

Surgeon Numan N. Horton letter

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P973
Overview Letter from Surgeon Numan N. Horton of Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas to his former captain, regarding life in Fort Scott and Bourbon County. Horton's topics include the weather, updates about fellow soldiers, selling of land in the area and expectations about an influx of settlers in the spring, and other related topics. The letter is written on a promotional or booster sheet regarding Fort Scott and Bourbon County, describing facilities available in Fort Scott (including mills,...
Dates: March 11, 1867