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  Letter, G. W. Smith, Jr., to Gentlemen of the Kansas Central Committee
Author: Smith, Jr., George W.
Date: July 17, 1857

George W. Smith, Jr., Lawrence, signed this letter, requesting a supply of "arms . . . for distribution among the Free State men who have formed themselves into Companies," Captain, "Munger Battalion, Free State Forces." Smith wrote that he led "a force of 32 mounted" men, most of whom were veterans of the "wars of Kansas," and requested the loan of "32 sabres [sic] and any revolvers that you may have to give them."

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: James Blood Collection, # 281, Box 1, Folder 1
Item Number: 101289              Number of images: 2
Keywords: Bleeding Kansas; Blood, James; Free state militia; Guns; Kansas Central Committee; Lawrence, Kansas Territory; Weapons (see also Guns)
 
 

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