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  Letter, Hugh S. Walsh to General [James W. Denver]
Author: Walsh, Hugh Sleight
Date: November 22, 1858

Acting Governor Hugh S. Walsh, writing from Lecompton, Kansas Territory to former territorial governor James W. Denver, described his strategy for the upcoming session of the territorial legislature. Walsh expressed the opinion that the legislature, due to voting irregularities, was not truly representative of the people of the territory. He hoped to convince the legislators to resign and call for new elections.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: James W. Denver Collection, #328, Box 1, Folder 13
Item Number: 101287              Number of images: 6
Keywords: Census; Courts; Denver, James William, 1817-1892; Election fraud; Elections; Kansas Territory. Governor; Kansas Territory. Legislature; Walsh, Hugh Sleight
 
 

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