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Peter McVicar

Snyder, Photographer

Peter McVicar came to Kansas in 1860 from Maine. He was the first pastor of the Topeka Congregational Church. He later served as president of Washburn College


Luther Hart Platt, Jeremiah Evarts Platt, Henry Dutton Platt, and Enoch Platt

A portrait of Luther Hart Platt, Jeremiah Evarts Platt, Dutton Platt, and Enoch Platt, sons of Jireh and Sarah Platt, abolitionists in Mendon, Illinois. Jeremiah Platt, an abolitionist, came to the Kansas Territory to promote the anti-slavery cause. He was part of the Beecher Bible and Rifle Colony in Wabaunsee County, Kansas, and taught at Kansas State Agricultural College. Luther came to Kansas in 1865 and taught at Lincoln College, Topeka, Kansas, and later became a Congregational minister and served several churches in southeast and western Kansas.

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