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  Letter, Wm. Hutchinson to Dear Sir [James Abbott]
Author: Hutchinson, William , 1823-1904
Date: October 21, 1857

William Hutchinson, Secretary of the Kansas Central Committee, informed James Abbott of his appointment to an investigative committee created to "expose the recent frauds upon the elective franchise, and to provide for the summary punishment of all those who are implicated therein." The committee, which was appointed "privately", was conceived by a resolution passed in a meeting of the Freemen of Kansas in Mass Convention of October 19.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: James Abbott Collection, #252, Box 2 Folder 10
Item Number: 102520              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Abbott, James Burnett; Bogus legislature; Election fraud; Election, Territorial Legislature, October 1857; Free state activities; Hutchinson, William, 1823-1904; Kansas Territory. Legislature - Lecompton; Lecompton Constitutional Convention, September 1857
 
 

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