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James H. Lane to James B. Abbott

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Creator: Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866

Date: October 15, 1857

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: James Abbott Coll. #252 Box 2 Folder 10

Unit ID: 6955

Abstract: James Lane ordered James Abbott to gather his brigade and have them in Lecompton by early morning on the following Monday. The order is, perhaps, a response to the results of the early October election of the Territorial Legislature, in which free state men questioned the validity of votes cast by U.S. troops, or to anticipate the meeting of the Lecompton Constitutional Convention that would reconvene on October 20, 1857.

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Title (Main title): James H. Lane to James B. Abbott

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Local Note: TKO Doc ID 102519