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  Poster, Public Warning!
Author: Shockley, William P.
Date: June 11, 1856

This flyer warned the citizens of Leavenworth that the city marshal, William Shockley, would begin enforcing the ordinance against discharging firearms within the city limits. It had "become so frequent as to endanger life and greatly annoy the quiet and peace of orderly citizens."

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Port Vault K 978.1 -L48 Sh72p 1856
Item Number: 100155              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Cities and towns; Firearms; Guns; Leavenworth County, Kansas Territory; Shockley, William P.

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