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  Speech, Gerritt Smith to the Kansas Convention
Author: Smith, Gerrit
Date: July 10, 1856

This speech was made by Gerritt Smith to a meeting of the Kansas Convention in Buffalo, New York. In this speech, he argued in support of various resolutions related to border ruffianism in Kansas Territory.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Port Vault K 978.1 Sm57s 1856
Item Number: 100161              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Antislavery; Bogus legislature; Border ruffians; Kansas question; Missouri compromise; Missourians; Smith, Gerritt; Violence; Voting fraud (see also Contested elections)

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