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

Item Description
  Letter, H. J. Marshall to Governor [James] Denver
Author: Marshall, H.J.
Date: March 15, 1858

H. J. Marshall wrote from Washington, D. C. to Governor Denver regarding recent Congressional proceedings. Marshall supposed that the Lecompton Constitution would be defeated, and that the election returns of the past January 4 would be thrown out due to fraudulent activities. He also expressed the majority support for Denver's proclamation of February 26, which denied James Lane's authority to organize the territorial militia, and "show[ed] the base conduct of the same and his party of out-laws."

Location of Original: KU         Call Number: RH MS 19:I.7.16
Item Number: 101870              Number of images: 3
Keywords: Calhoun, John; Denver, James William, 1817-1892; Election fraud; Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866; Lecompton Constitution; Marshall, H.J.; United States. Congress
 
 

page 1
pg. 1
page 2
pg. 2
page 3
pg. 3

Full document metadata
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

The current URL is http://www.territorialkansasonline.org/~imlskto/cgi-bin/index.php?SCREEN=show_document&document_id=101870&S
CREEN_FROM=keyword&selected_keyword=Calhoun,%20John&startsearchat=10.
This file was last modified September 12 2013 04:09:26 PM.