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James Henry Lane

Leonard, J. H.

Portrait of James Henry Lane, 1814-1866, United States senator from Kansas, 1861-1866.

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James Henry Lane

Leonard, J. H.

Portrait of James Henry Lane, 1814-1866, United States senator from Kansas, 1861-1866.

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James Henry Lane, United States Senator from Kansas

Miller, P.A.

A portrait of James Henry Lane, 1814-1866, United States Senator from Kansas, 1861-1866. The poor quality of the original photo accounts for the blurry image.

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William H. Russell

A formal portrait of William H. Russell, who was a proslavery supporter and businessman. In the winter of 1858-1859, Russell, with Alexander Majors, William Waddell, and John Jones, founded the Leavenworth and Pike's Peak Express Company, a freight and stage company that operated between Leavenworth and Denver, Colorado. In February, 1860, it was reorganized as the Central Overland California & Pike's Peak Express Company. In 1860, Russell, with partners Majors and Waddell, created the first Pony Express, which connected St. Joseph, Missouri, across 2,000 miles to the state of California.

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Thomas John Wood

Portrait of Captain Thomas John Wood, U.S. Army, First Cavalry station at Fort Scott in 1858. Wood and a deputy U.S. Marshall arrested members of Colonel Harvey's free-state party after the Battle of Hickory Point. The captives were taken to Lecompton where they were imprisoned and charged with murder. About twenty of Harvey's soldiers were tried, convicted, and sentenced.

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