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Authors: Darrach, Barstow
Date: June 8, 1857
Darrach, working at the New York Hospital, wrote Adair in great detail about his opinions of Gov. Walker and other political happenings in Kansas.
Keywords: Adair, Samuel Lyle; Darrach, Barstow; Free state cause; Lecompton Constitution; New York; Walker, Robert J. (Robert John), 1801-1869
Letter, Sam. F. Tappan to Dear friend [Thomas W. Higginson]
Authors: Tappan, S. F. (Samuel Forster), d. 1913
Date: July 6, 1857
In this letter, Samuel Tappan wrote to Thomas W. Higginson to update him on the situation in Kansas. He discussed the "bogus" constitutional convention and Gov. Walker's actions against the free state cause. He mentioned that the proslavery forces "did all they could to have us 'partake' in the bogus election without success." Tappan still had confidence that the forces of "democracy" would triumph. In the postscript, he spoke briefly of a census taken by free state leaders.
Keywords: Census; Election, Lecompton Constitution delgates to convention, June 1857; Elections; Free state movement (see also Topeka Movement); Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911; Kansas Territory. Legislature; Leavenworth, Kansas Territory; Tappan, S. F. (Samuel Forster), d. 1913; Topeka Movement (see also Free state movement); Walker, Robert J. (Robert John), 1801-1869
Proclamation, To the people of Lawrence
Authors: Walker, Robert J. (John), 1801-1869
Date: July 15, 1857
This open letter from Gov. Walker concerned the differences between the city charter of Lawrence approved by legislature, and the charter approved by citizens of Lawrence.
Keywords: Kansas Territory. Legislature; Lawrence, Kansas Territory; Town development; Walker, Robert J. (Robert John), 1801-1869
Proclamation, No. 2, To my rebellious subjects at Lawrence
Authors: Walkerus, Robertus J.
Date: July 17, 1857
Satirical proclamation against Walker's opposition to the Lawrence city charter.
Keywords: Lawrence, Kansas Territory; Walker, Robert J. (Robert John), 1801-1869
To the people of Lawrence, A Proclamation
Authors: No authors specified.
Date: July 17, 1857
Quotes from the governor's proclamation against the independent city charter and includes rebuttals to his arguments.
Keywords: Herald of Freedom; Lawrence, Kansas Territory; Walker, Robert J. (Robert John), 1801-1869
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