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Andrew Horatio Reeder

Portrait of Andrew Reeder, 1807-1864, who was the first Kansas Territorial Governor. He was commissioned on June 29, 1854, took the oath of office on July 7, and arrived in Kansas on October 7, 1854. He served two terms as territorial governor: October 7, 1854 to April 17, 1855, and from June 23, 1855 to August 16, 1855.

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Charles Robinson

Richardson, S.

This reproductive illustration shows Kansas Governor Charles Robinson giving a speech to the Lecompton Territorial Legislature. The original illustration was taken from ?Beyond the Mississippi? by Albert D. Richardson.

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James Henry Lane, United States Senator from Kansas

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

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Samuel J. Jones

A formal, cased ambrotype portrait of Samuel J. Jones who led a large pro-slavery force in the May 21, 1856 sacking of the city of Lawrence, which was an anti-slavery stronghold in Douglas County, Kansas Territory. Jones was the sheriff of Douglas County at the time of the attack.

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Charles Sumner

Portrait of Charles Sumner, U. S. Senator from Massachusetts. He delivered the speech that later became known by the title "The Crime Against Kansas".

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James Henry Lane, United States Senator from Kansas

Portrait of James Henry Lane, Republican and militant supporter of a free-state constitution. He served as United States Senator from Kansas between April 4, 1861 to July 11, 1866. On the first day of the Civil War, April 14, 1861, Lane enlisted more than a hundred men in a military group known as the "Frontier Guard." For three weeks the company served as a special guard for Lincoln and the White House.

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James Henry Lane, United States Senator from Kansas

Portrait of James Henry Lane, Republican, from Lawrence. He was a radical Free-State party leader, and served as Kansas United States Senator from April 4, 1861 to July 11, 1866.

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William Frederick Milton Arny

A portrait of William Frederick Milton Arny, who was active in numerous territorial Kansas activities. He served as a general agent for the National Kansas Committee and as a delegate to the Leavenworth Constitutional Convention. Arny was a member of the 1858 territorial legislature and the Topeka legislature.

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Gustave Colton

A portrait of Gustavus A. Colton, who served as speaker of the Territorial House of Representatives in 1860. Also, he served as assistant secretary of the Council from 1857 to 1858 and held numerous other elected and appointed offices.

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Josiah Miller

Although born in South Carolina, Josiah Miller was a free state supporter. He attended college in Indiana and law school in New York. He came to Kansas in 1854 and on January 5, 1855, established the Kansas Free State newspaper in Lawrence. The newspaper office was destroyed by order of the territorial government on May 21, 1856 because is was deemed a nuisance. He was capturned by Buford's proslavery forces and was tried for treason against the state of South Carolina. He supported John C. Fremont. In 1857, he was elected probate judge of Douglas County, Kansas Territory.

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