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  Photograph, Edward Russell
Author: No authors specified.
Date: c. 1865

Portrait of Edward Russell, a newspaperman and politician. He came to Kansas in 1856, where he located at Elwood, in Doniphan county. Shortly after moving to Kansas, Russell started a newspaper that espoused the free-state side. In August, 1858, he lobbied Doniphan county citizens against the Lecompton Constitution. In that same year, Russell, D. W. Wilder and others founded a free-state paper. He later served in the Kansas legislature and held several state offices.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: B Russell, Edward *1
Item Number: 102684              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Cabinet photographs; Hamilton, A. C.; Photographs and Illustrations; Russell, Edward

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