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Authors: Free State Executive Committee
Date: September 23, 1858
The first meeting of the Free State Party's territorial central committee was convened in Lawrence on September 23, 1858, with, according to the minutes, the following individuals in attendance: James Blood, temporary chair; P. H. Townsend; W. F. M. Arny, and James M. Winchell, along with J. C. Douglas who held proxy for John McKee. Among other things, the committee resolved to nominate Samuel W. Greer for territorial superintendent of public instruction.
Keywords: Admission, Kansas (see also Statehood); Arny, W. F. M. (William Frederick Milton), 1813-1881; Blood, James; Free State Convention; Free State Party; Greer, Samuel Wiley; Lawrence, Kansas Territory; Minutes; Political conventions; Superintendent of Public Instruction; Winchell, James M., 1823-1877
Photograph, Free State Meeting!
Authors: No authors specified.
Date: December 1, 1855
Photograph of a broadside announcing the election of delegates to a District Convention where delegates will be chosen to attend the Kansas Free State Convention at Lawrence. The announcement was "by order of the Kansas Free State Executive Committee, C. K. Holliday, Ch'n 3d dist. Ex. Com., Topeka, Dec. 1, 55."
Keywords: Broadsides; Free State Convention; Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900; Photographs and Illustrations
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