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Letter, Joseph Walker to John Dougherty
November 28, 1857
This typed letter is from Joseph Walker, Platte City, Missouri, to John Dougherty, Liberty, Missouri. The letter urges Dougherty to vote in Kansas on the Lecompton Constitution.

Keywords: Lecompton Constitution; Voting fraud (see also Contested elections)

Authors: Walker, Joseph

Public Meeting! Opposing John Ritchey in his recent act of killing of Leonard Arms
April 28, 1860
This broadside calls for Lawrence citizens to attend a public meeting to express opposition to John Ritchey's killing of U.S. Marshal Leonard Arms. The broadside included a list of 140 citizens of Lawrence and vicinity who condemned Ritchey's actions.

Keywords: Arms, Leonard; Casualties; Lawrence, Kansas Territory; Ritchie, John kills Leonard Arms; Ritchie, John, 1817-1887; Violence

Authors: Lawrence Citizens

Terrible Homicide
April 23, 1860
Account of the homicide of U.S. marshal Leonard Arms at the hands of John Ritchie. Extra of the newspaper.

Keywords: Arms, Leonard; Casualties; Ritchie, John kills Leonard Arms; Ritchie, John, 1817-1887; Violence

Authors: State Record

Proclamation. To the people of Kansas
October 19, 1857
Regards the examination of election returns, particularly Oxford Precinct, Johnson County.

Keywords: Elections; Johnson County, Kansas Territory; Territorial politics

Authors: Walker, Robert J. (John), 1801-1869

Address to the people of Kansas
December 21, 1857
Initial address from Gov. Denver indicating his instructions from the president.

Keywords: Denver, James William, 1817-1892; Territorial politics and government

Authors: Denver, James William, 1817-1892

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