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Kansas Historical Quarterly - Spring 1971

Kansas Historical Quarterly, Spring 1971

Volume 37

Spring 1971, No. 1

Cover and contents

George Templar, "The Federal Judiciary of Kansas," p. 1.

Joseph G. Gambone, "Samuel C. Pomeroy and the Senatorial Election of 1861, Reconsidered," p. 15.

Paul D. Riley, ed., "A Winter on the Plains, 1870-1871--The Memoirs of Lawson Cooke," p. 33.

William Lemore West, "The Moses Harman Story," p. 41.

James C. and Eleanor A Duram, "Congressman Clifford Hope's Correspondence With His Constituents: A Conservative View of the Court-Packing Fight of 1937," p. 64.

The Annual Meeting, p. 81.

Bypaths of Kansas History, p. .

Kansas History as Reported in the Press, p. .

Kansas Historical Notes, p. .

 

The Cover

A portrait of David Josiah Brewer of Leavenworth, painted by Alan Sells. Brewer was a United States circuit judge, 1884-1889, and justice of the U. S. Supreme Court, 1889-1910. The painting hangs in the federal courtroom, Topeka, and this copy was obtained through the courtesy of Judge George Templar. Justice Brewer was the first Kansan to serve on the supreme court. The first native-born Kansan to serve on the court was Justice Charles Evans Whittaker, 1957-1962.