Skip Redundent Navigation
Territorial Kansas Online 1854-1861 Explore Topics Territorial A-Z Map Lesson Plans  
Back to search results

Item Description
  Certificate, Declaration of Intention
Author: Court of Monroe County, New York State
Date: October 23, 1855

Robert L. Gilbert, a 21-year-old Englishman, had just finished his journey to the United States when he renounced his allegiance to the Queen of England by signing this Declaration of Intention. Gilbert would continue west into Kansas Territory, where he eventually settled nine miles north of Lawrence in late 1855.

Location of Original: KU         Call Number: RH MS P238
Item Number: 101586              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Emigration and immigration; England; Farmers; Gilbert, Robert L.; Immigrants; Monroe County, New York State; Settlement
 
 

page 1
pg. 1

Full document metadata
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

The current URL is http://www.territorialkansasonline.org/~imlskto/cgi-bin/index.php?SCREEN=show_document&document_id=101586&S
CREEN_FROM=keyword&selected_keyword=Immigrants&startsearchat=0.
This file was last modified September 12 2013 04:09:26 PM.