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Kansas Historical Collections - Volume V, 1889-1896

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Table of Contents

List of members and proceedings of annual meetings, 1891-1896: 3-29

Biographical sketch of John Greenleaf Whittier: 30

Biographical sketch of Lucy Larcom: 36-37

Facsimiles of poems by Whittier and Lucy Larcom: 32-35, 38-41

Cordley, Richard. "The Convention Epoch in Kansas History." 5 (1891-1896): 42-47. Early free-state meetings.

McVicar, Peter. "School Lands on the Osage Reservation." 5 (1896): 69-71. How Congress set aside section 16 and 36 on the Osage reservation.

Wakefield, W. H. T. "Squatter Courts in Kansas." 5 (1896): 71-74. Informality of territorial justice and judges.

Walker, Lois H. "Reminiscences of Early Times in Kansas." 5 (1896): 74-76. How Mrs. Walker, then Mrs. George W. Brown, and Mrs. S. N. Wood brought a keg of powder and ammunition through a pro-slave posse to beleaguered free-state defenders in Lawrence.

Dickson, C. H. "The `Boys' Story: Reminiscences of 1855." 5 (1896): 76-87. Recalls his family's journey from Massachusetts to Kansas in 1854 and their first year at Lawrence.

Mead, J. R. "Trails in Southern Kansas." 5 (1896): 88-93. Before the days of surveyors' chains and section lines.

"Address of President P. G. Lowe." 5 (1896): 93-99. Experiences with the First U.S. Dragoons out of Fort Leavenworth, 1852.

"Col. William A. Phillips." 5 (1896): 100-113. Memorial discourses by eight friends.

"Timothy Dwight Thacher." 5 (1896): 113-115. Biographical sketch.

Greene, Albert R. "On the Battle of Wilson Creek." 5 (1896): 116-127. Recollections of August 1861 battle near Springfield, Mo., involving the First and Second Kansas Infantry.

Speer, Albert. "Incidents of the Pioneer Days." 5 (1896): 131-141. Concentrates on the 1850s.

Fisher, Hugh D. "Memoir of Prof. Isaac T. Goodnow." 5 (1896): 141-142. Goodnow (1814-1894) settled in Manhattan in 1855.

Cordley, Richard. "Solon Otis Thacher." 5 (1896): 142-147. A lawyer and delegate to Wyandotte Convention, Thacher (1830-1895) lived in Lawrence thirty-seven years.

Morrill, Edmund N. "The Early Settlers of Kansas. Their Trials, Privations, Hardships, and Sufferings." 5 (1896): 148-154. General account of early years, by Kansas' thirteenth governor, who settled in Brown County in 1857.

Flenniken, B. F. "Robert P. Flenniken." 5 (1896): 154-155. Flenniken accompanied Governor Reeder to the territory and became a candidate for delegate to Congress.

"Secretary and Acting Governor Woodson." 5 (1896): 157-158. Brief sketch.

"Robert J. Walker." 5 (1896): 158-159. Brief biographical sketch of a territorial governor.

"Governor Stanton." 5 (1896): 159-160. The Kansas years of Frederick P. Stanton (1814-1894), formerly a Democratic congressman from Tennessee.

"Governor Denver." 5 (1896): 160. Brief biographical sketch.

"Secretary and Acting Governor Walsh." 5 (1896): 161. Brief sketch of Hugh Sleight Walsh (1810-1877), previously private secretary to Stanton and Denver.

"Governor Medary." 5 (1896): 161-162. Samuel Medary (1801-1864).

"George M. Beebe." 5 (1891-1896): 162. Last executive of territorial Kansas.

"Governor Reeder's Administration." 5 (1891-1896): 163-234. Papers and documents.

"Administration of Governor Shannon." 5 (1896): 234-264. Papers and documents.

"Governor Geary's Administration." 5 (1896): 264-289. Papers and documents.

"Governor Walker's Administration." 5 (1896): 290-464. Papers and documents.

"Governor Denver's Administration." 5 (1896): 464-561. Papers and documents.

"Governor Medary's Administration." 5 (1896): 561-633. Papers and documents.