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  Letter, Wilson Shannon to John A. Halderman
Author: Shannon, Wilson , 1802-1877
Date: January 4, 1857

Wilson Shannon, an Ohio Democrat who preceded John W. Geary as governor of KT (August 1856--August 1857) and was considered a proslave partisan, wrote Halderman from Lecompton regarding some legal matters--specifically, "some land warrants" being sent to Halderman in Leavenworth. Obviously, Halderman the attorney was trusted and respected by men on both sides of the political imbroglio.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: John A. Halderman Collection, #370, Box 1
Item Number: 100279              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Democratic Party (U.S.); Douglas County, Kansas Territory; Halderman, John Adams; Land titles; Lawyers; Leavenworth, Kansas Territory; Lecompton, Kansas Territory; Ohio; Shannon, Wilson, 1802-1877
 
 

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