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Josiah and Agnes B. Carlisle Miller

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Date: Between 1854 and 1864

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: B Miller, Josiah *1

Unit ID: 303109

Summary: This sepia-colored image shows newspaper publisher and editor Josiah Miller and his wife, Agnes B. Carlisle Miller. The couple married on January 3, 1854, in Bloomington, Indiana, and later migrated to the territorial town of Lawrence, Kansas. A supporter of the abolitionist movement, Miller and his partner, Robert G. Elliott, established the Kansas Free State newspaper on January 5, 1855. It is considered to be one of the earliest papers in Kansas to write against the institution of slavery.

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Title (Main title): Josiah and Agnes B. Carlisle Miller


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