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  Photograph, Charles Robinson and Deputy
Author: No authors specified.
Date: May 1856

Portrait of Charles Robinson, free state leader, under arrest by a Deputy, in May 1856. Robinson was arrested in Lexington, Missouri, with his wife, Sarah, as they traveled East. He was taken to Westport, the proslavery camp near Lawrence, back to Kansas City, to Leavenworth, and then to Lecompton. Robinson was arrested on charges of treason, and was held prisoner four months before being released on bail.

Location of Original: KU         Call Number: RH PH 18 K:409
Item Number: 101625              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Free state activities; Prisoners; Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894

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