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Digest of federal statutes and administrative actions, including those concerning the Kansas issue.
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A. M. Coffey lived in retirement in Johnson County, Missouri
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Pottawatomie Mission connections of several Bogus Legislators.
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the Close of the Rebellion Lawrence, Kansas: E. F. Caldwell, 1895.
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There were slaves in Kansas, maybe twice the 200 estimated.
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Definition of the term chiefly by affiliation with the Democratic Party.
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Cutler, William G. [See Andreus above]
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Several members of the bogus legislature were first postmasters.
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Clarinda Nichols from the Territorial Period.
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Reminiscence by a daughter.
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Many early 4th speakers were members of the legislature.
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The author was later a free-state leader.
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Manufacturing was not a large industry in Territorial Kansas.
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Account of Kansas troubles by doctor from Rochester, N.Y. in 1854 party settling in Lawrence.
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Expansion of the cotton industry stimulated the growth of hemp for bagging in Missouri.
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James Chiles volunteered during the Mexican War.
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Kansas City Public Library Special Collection, 1962.
Many tall tales repeated but also some facts given.
Elliott, R.G. "The Big Springs Convention." Kansas Historical
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Elliott was an active force in the free state movement.
Elliott, R.G. "The Grasshopper Falls Convention and the Legislature of
1857." Kansas Historical Collections 10 (1907-08): 182-196.
Story of first free state legislature related by editor of the Kansas Free State
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Latest general history of the time with emphasis on political "agitation" leading to the free state movement.
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Professional soldiers did not take sides and acted only under clear orders from Washington.
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Adopting the laws of Missouri meant adopting its problems as well as its good features.
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12 (1911-1912): 53-59.
The first mills in Kansas were sawmills and grist mills. Flour mills came later.
Fitzgerald, Daniel. Ghost Towns of Kansas, (In Three Volumes)
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Full version of the traveler's guide below, Thick packed with facts about lost towns.
Fitzgerald, Daniel. Ghost Towns of Kansas: A Traveler's Guide
Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1988.
Frazier, Margaret M. "'Life is uncertain?' Willard Hall Mendenhall's 1862 Civil
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Union soldier in hostile Lexington, Missouri
Freeman, Douglas Southall. Lee's Lieutenants: A Study in Command, Volume 3,
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Resources and Other Historic Sites of the Civil War. Prairie Lick, Missouri:
Little Dixie Publications, 1996 and 1999.
Gaeddert, G. Raymond. "First Newspapers in Kansas Counties 1854-1864." Kansas
Historical Quarterly 10 (1941): 3-33.
Gardner, Theodore. "Andrew Reeder, First Territorial Governor." Kansas
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1854-1890. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1997.
Reprint of 1954 edition
Gates, Paul Wallace. "A Fragment of Kansas Land History: The Christian Indian
Tract." Kansas Historical Quarterly 6 (1937): 227-240.
Shameful tale of land hunger by both sides in Kansas Territory.
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31 (1937): 272-87.
Missouri joined the plank road craze in the 1850's.
Gihon, John H. Governor Geary's Administration in Kansas: A Complete History
of the Territory until 1857. Philadelphia: Charles C. Rhodes, 1857.
Geary's private secretary goes to Kansas a pro-slavery Democrat but gains sympathy for free soil.
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(Reprinted) Topeka: Capper Special Services, 1960.
Personal experiences of one of the founders.
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Kansas City's desire to be part of the railroad boom in the 1850's.
Gladstone, T. H. The Englishman in Kansas: Squatter Life and
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Includes raid on Walker's cabin by Andrew McDonald
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First track laid at Elwood March 20, 1860.
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Settlement of freestate and proslavery railroad schemes.
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Thomas J. Addis was a troublemaker in the Neosho river settlement.
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The Ewing-Boone Building was built by Ewing for trading with the Shawnees.
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Goodin collected the papers of the early free-state movement and sent them to
the State Historical Society in 1879.
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Prominent free-state man remembers the early days
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The Wyandotte Constitutional Convention considered annexing part of Nebraska.
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half a hundred years. Bendana, Kansas: The Roycroft Press, 1905.
50 years of Doniphan County history told through memories. John Forman is prominent.
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A.F.& A. Masons of Kansas, 1975.
Many of the legislators were masons, including Richard Rees
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the United States. New York: Dix, Edwards and Company, 1856.
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The Kansas River was never really navigable.
Green, George Fuller. A Condensed History of the Kansas City Area:
Its Mayors and Some V.I.P.s. Kansas City: The Lowell Press, 1968.
Milton McGee was an early mayor from a pro-slavery family
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Dates and names for Land Offices in Territorial Kansas.
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Personal recollection recorded in a 1924 interview.
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Lucien Eastin published a guide to Pike's Peak without going there.
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Historical Publishing Company, 1921.
Useful for lists of citizens and officials.
Hall, Thomas. Dr. John Sappington of Saline County, Missouri, 1776-1856.
Arrow Rock, Missouri: Friends of Arrow Rock, 1986.
Ham, George E. and Higham, Robin, eds. The Rise of the Wheat
State: A History of Kansas Agriculture, 1861-1986. Manhattan:
Sunflower University Press, 1987.
Chapter by Socolofsky on Agricultural Heritage in Kansas
Harrell, David E. "James Shannon: Preacher, Educator, and Fire-Eater."
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Harrington, Grant W. Historic Spots or Milestones in the Progress
of Wyandotte County, Kansas. Merriam, Kansas: The Mission Press,
Historic locations in the county with anecdotal notes.
Harris, Harry Jasper. "My Story." Kansas State Historical
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New York State settler in Miami county had trouble with Jayhawkers.
Hart, Charles. "The Natural Limits of Slavery Expansion:
Kansas-Nebraska Act, 1854." Kansas Historical Quarterly 34
(Spring 1968): 32-50.
Opinions in Congress about the possibility of slavery in Kansas.
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Brief biographies of the leading figures.
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Slavery in Missouri was primarily a domestic not a commercial enterprise.
Hastings, Rosetta B. Personal Recollections of Pardee Butler. Cincinnati:
Standard Publishing Company, 1889.
Haworth, Erasmus. "Historic Sketch of the Gypsum, Cement and Plaster
Industry in Kansas." Kansas Historical Collections (1901-1902): 84-90.
Bogus Legislator Frank Marshall plastered his house in Marysville in 1858 with Blue River gypsum
Henry, Stuart. "James S. Emery." Kansas Historical Collections 6 (1897-1900): 223-225.
Hickman, Russell K. "Lewis Bodwell, Frontier Preacher: The Early Years Concluded."
Kansas Historical Quarterly 12 (1943): 349-365.
Hickman, Russell K. "Lincoln College, Forerunner of Washburn Municipal University."
Kansas Historical Quarterly 18 (1950): 20-54.
Hickman, Russell K. "The Reeder Administration Inaugurated." Kansas
Historical Quarterly 36 (Autumn 1970): 305-340 (Delegate Election)
and 424-455 (Census).
Hickman, Russell K. "Speculative Activities of the Emigrant Aid Company."
Kansas State Historical Society August, 1935 (Vol. 4, No. 3):
From the beginning the Emigrant Aid Company planned to profit from its Kansas venture.
Hinton, Richard J. "Pens That Made Kansas Free." Kansas Historical
Collections 6 (1897-1900): 371-382.
Remembering the special correspondents covering Bleeding Kansas 50 years later by writer who knew them.
Hobbs, Wilson. "The Friends' Establishment in Kansas Territory." Kansas Historical
Collection 8 (1903-1904): 250-271.
The Free-State Mendenhalls were early Quaker missionaries.
Hodder, Frank Heywood. "Some Aspects of the English Bill for the Admission of Kansas."
Kansas Historical Collections 10 (1907-1908): 224-232.
Holcombe, R. I. History of Greene County, Missouri. Springfield,
Missouri: Perkins & Horne, 1883.
Holloway, John N. History of Kansas: from the first exploration of
the Mississippi valley, to its admission into the Union.
Lafayette, IN: James Emmons & Company, 1868.
An early attempt at unbiased history.
Houck, Louis. History of Missouri from the Earliest Explorations and
Settlements until the Admission of the State into the Union. Chicago:
R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co., 1908.
Howes, Charles C. This Place Called Kansas. Norman: University of
Oklahoma Press, 1952.
Survey History with territorial chapters.
Hoy, Jim. Cowboys and Kansas. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1995.
Cowboy stories with some history of grazing in Kansas.
Hull, O.C. "Railroads in Kansas." Kansas Historical Collections 12
Early efforts at building railroads.
Hurt, R. Douglas. Agriculture and Slavery in Missouri's Little Dixie.
Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1992.
Development of the seven county area along the Missouri River as a distinct area of the state.
Hutchinson, William. "Sketches of Kansas Pioneer Experience." Kansas State Historical
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Memories of early Lawrence settler.
Hutter, William H. "Scenes In (And En Route To) Kansas Territory, Autumn, 1854."
Kansas Historical Quarterly 35 (1969): 312-336.
Reeder's first travel to Kansas.
Ingalls, Sheffield. History of Atchison County, Kansas. Cincinnati:
Standard Publishing Company, 1916.
Jackson, Sheldon. "English Quakers Tour Kansas in 1858 From the Journal of Sarah Lindsey."
Kansas Historical Quarterly 13 (1944): 36-52.
Jackson, W. Turrentine. "The Army Engineers as Road Surveyors and
Builders in Kansas and Nebraska, 1854-1858." Kansas Historical
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How difficult road building and maintenance was on the frontier.
Joblin, M. & Company. Louisville Past and Present: Its Industrial History.
Louisville: John P. Morton & Company, 1875.
Biography of Dr. George Bayless.
Johannsen, Robert W. "The Lecompton Constitutional Convention: An
Analysis of its Membership." Kansas Historical Quarterly
23 (Autumn 1957): 225-243.
Seventeen of the delegates were or had been members of the Bogus Legislature
Johnston, J. H. Leavenworth: Beginning to Bicentennial Leavenworth:
J. H. Johnston, III, 1976.
Local history largely drawn from Leavenworth Newspapers
Johnson, Kirby Easley. Our Easley Ancestors and Their Relatives.
Roswell, N.M.: Hall-Poorbaugh Press, 1963.
The McGee family of Kansas City were relatives
Johnson, Samuel A. The Battle Cry of Freedom: The New England
Emigrant Aid Company in the Kansas Crusade. University of Kansas Press, 1954.
Johnson, Samuel A. "The Emigrant Aid Company in Kansas."
Kansas Historical Quarterly 1 (1932): 429-441.
Johnson, Samuel A., "The Emigrant Aid Company in the Kansas Conflict."
Kansas Historical Quarterly 6 (1937): 21-33.
Johnson, W. A. The History of Anderson County, Kansas, From its First Settlement to
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Clark was Commissioner of Indian Affairs for many years.
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The study for National Historic Register status for the Ewing-Boone Building.
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Use and misuse of monies raised for support of public schools.
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An unbiased account 140 years removed from the event.
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Missouri and the South lacked the propaganda ability of the North.
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James H. Lane was out of favor with historians in 1939.
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The basic laws of Missouri derived from the Indiana Territorial Laws.
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Outline of the Methodist Church South's missionary efforts in early Kansas by Methodist minister.
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Entertaining story about the McGees at 110 mile creek.
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Harry Truman's great uncle attended the Lexington Slave Owners Convention.
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The Wyandotte Lyceum was an early educational effort
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Pro-slavery newspapers preceded free-state publishers. A listing.
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Vivid account of Platte County political figures by one who knew them.
McCoy, Isaac. History of Baptist Indian Missions. New York: Johnson
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McCoy dreamed a big dream, a trans-Mississippi west for the native americans.
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The tax structure passed by the Bogus Legislature was patterned after that
of Missouri and relied on property tax.
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Missourians realized they were at a disadvantage in Kansas and
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Old timers had strong feelings about the drama of Kansas History and did not like objective writing.
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Judge Lecompte has been unfairly remembered.
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John Brown Jr. tried for treason, William Barbee prosecuting
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History of Kansas Banking 1854-1912.
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1854 and 1855 were critical years.
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Military and civilian taking of Indian land and the Pawnee meeting of the Legislature.
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The Territorial Period in outline form.
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The Jackson Resolutions were written by Judge Napton and were the beginning of the
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Bleeding Kansas was a preview of the national struggle
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Letter from Joseph Anderson "hoisting the black flag"
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South Carolina soldier in the 1856 campaigns camped near F. J. Marshall's in Marysville.
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Some territorial history but mostly turn-of-the-century material.
Morrill, E.N., ed. "History and Statistics of Brown County." Hiawatha Kansas
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Benjamin J. Brown at the Battle of Wilson's Creek.
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The town speculators stayed in Weston and sold lots in Kansas.
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Standard issue history of the period with some useful information about early residents.
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Greeley published the Black Laws for all to see.
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Readable account by journalist using secondary sources.
Oates, Stephen B. To Purge This Land With Blood: A Biography of John Brown.
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A favorable biography of a controversial figure.
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The early career of Atchison in good light
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The historic town of Bloomington later became Clinton.
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M.W. McGee was behind the first of several efforts to annex the city to Kansas
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Free-State spokesman wrote for Horace Greeley.
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Best summary of the 1850's by the leading mid-20th Century scholar.
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A dark streak of racial prejudice runs through the politics of the 1850's.
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The 1853 Territorial Convention and the "rump" convention nominating Thomas Johnson.
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Reeder's diary written while escaping from Kansas in disguise.
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Early days include memory of William Barbee.
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Border warfare in southeast Kansas included members of the first legislature.
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The Bogus Legislature licensed their friends.
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Several members of Bogus Legislature were influential in the town of Douglas.
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Bogus Legislator F. J. Marshall established an early ferry on the Blue River.
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John Forman granted a ferry license on the Nemaha
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Samuel Williams was a partner in a Marmaton River crossing.
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Several Legislators mentioned.
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Letters of James Montgomery included.
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Not until the 20th Century did the State have a role in roads building.
Seneca Courier Tribune. Histories of Nemaha County, Spring from Common Source,
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R.L. Kirk passed through to establish residence in 1855
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The firm had southern sympathies and Russell was active in Atchisonian politics
Settle, Raymond W. and Mary Lund. War Drums and Wagon Wheels. Lincoln:
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The rise and fall of the freighting firm of Russell, Majors and Waddell.
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"Storm center for controversies in his public career."
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Official letters of the second territorial governor discuss the events of 1856.
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The strength of slavery in Missouri and the flight to Kansas after the Free State triumph
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Events leading up to murder of Wilkinson from Free State viewpoint.
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Short biographies of political figures in Confederate forces.
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Missouri people early secured all the good land in Kansas but lost out to settlers from the North Midlands.
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Valuable resource for articles and books
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Who really murdered whom in early Kansas from a Free-State editor
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Seminal history of slavery in the South
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Fateful year for the Democratic Party and the Nation, Lecompton issue paramount
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Short discussion of acts of the Bogus Legislature.
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Stewart was a free-state legislator in the territorial period.
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Writing the Kansas Constitutions.
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A telegraph line from Wyandotte to Elwood opened in 1860.
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Indian Agent A.G. Boone negotiated an 1861 treaty with the Cheyennes and Arapahoes.
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Early stage driver remembers the beginnings.
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Biography of W.T. Wood among others.
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Statements by Bogus Legislators about the May 1855 election.
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Before there were courts of law in Kansas, squatters decided their own issues.
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Governor Reeder's time at the fort is covered.
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Bands of Shawnees did not agree on missionaries. Johnson had success with the Cape Girardeau bands.
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There were only 56 documented political killings in KT; two
victims were members of the Bogus Legislature.
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Prominent Kansas Citians at the turn of the Century profiled.
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