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John Wesley Carter to George L. Stearns

Carter, John Wesley, 1840-1929

Letter from John Wesley Carter in Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts to George L. Stearns. The letter concerns the delivery of revolvers that were requested by Capt. Brown in previous correspondence. The revolvers were sold at a discount to Brown, who most likely used the arms to defend the Free State cause. A searchable, full-text version of this letter is available by clicking "Text Version" below.

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John Wesley Carter to George L. Stearns

Carter, John Wesley, 1840-1929

John Wesley Carter of Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts, wrote to George Stearns regarding a receipt of purchase for revolvers that were requested by Captain John Brown. Carter asked for contact information for John Brown since his previous attempts at contact had failed. A searchable, full-text version of this letter is available by clicking "Text Version" below.

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United States Office of Indian Affairs, Central Superintendency, St. Louis, Missouri. Volume 7, Correspondence

United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Central Superintendency

Correspondence sent from the Office of Indian Affairs, Central Superintendency in St. Louis, Missouri. The Superintendents of Indian Affairs during this period were Joshua Pilcher, David D. Mitchell, and Thomas H. Harvey. Their correspondence with Indian agents and sub-agencies concerned the disbursement of allotments and annuities, the settling of expenses and treaty stipulations, and the nominations of blacksmiths, interpreters, and farmers for several tribes. A searchable, full-text (PDF) transcription is available under "External Links" below.

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Lawson Wilson to Lewis Allen Alderson

These three letters are from Lawson Wilson in Lincoln County, North Carolina, to his friend, Lewis Allen Alderson, a student at the University of Ohio in Athens. In his letters, Wilson reminisces about time spent in Athens and seeks news about his old acquaintances. Wilson states that "Nullification has been making a great noise in the South," regarding the ability of individual states to abolish federal laws, particularly relating to tariffs and slave laws in South Carolina. He also mentions that the gold mines in the region are making "a great bustle" and congratulates Alderson on his recent marriage. Alderson moved to Atchison, Kansas, in 1858 and was a prominent Baptist minister. He died in Atchison in 1881.

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John Wesley Carter to George L. Stearns

Carter, John Wesley, 1840-1929

John Wesley Carter of Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts, wrote George L. Stearns regarding the shipment of arms to Captain John Brown, who had requested the firearms in previous correspondence. Carter asked for confirmation of the delivery address and stated that he would ship them as soon as he received word from Stearns. A searchable, full-text version of this letter is available by clicking "Text Version" below.

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Slovenska Svobodomiselna Podporna Zveza convention held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

National Photo Studio

This is a panoramic photograph showing Slovenska Svobodomiselna Podporna Zveza convention members in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Frank Strukel, who lived in Breezy Hill, Kansas and Arma, Kansas, is in the back row, third from the right.

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Sarah Kline Pendleton

Moore, Henry

This is a photograph of Sarah Kline Pendleton, who resided in Kansas City, Kansas. She was the mother of Dr. Edward T. Pendleton, a successful physician who practiced in Wellsville, Kansas. Her step-brothers were J. D. Botkin, who ran for Kansas governor in 1908, and J. T. Botkin, who served as assistant secretary of state.

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Edward B. Justice and Clint C. Osborn, prisoners 8648 and 7639

Kansas State Penitentiary

This photograph shows inmates Edward B. Justice, prisoner #8648 and Clint C. Osborn, prisoner #7639. Edward B. Justice was received at the Kansas State Penitentiary on October 1, 1898 from Oklahoma for murder. Clint C. Osborn was received at the penitentiary on January 31, 1900 from Douglas County, Kansas. This was the second arrest for Osborn, see Unit ID 311430.

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William Bonar to Governor John St. John

Bonar, William

William Bonar, a publisher from Mount Vernon, Ohio, sends Kansas Governor St. John a sample "unpretending" temperance flyer and offers to print and deliver more at a very competitive price.

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United States Office of Indian Affairs, Central Superintendency, St. Louis, Missouri. Volume 8, Correspondence

United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Central Superintendency

Correspondence received by the Central Superintendency at St. Louis, Missouri. The majority of this correspondence is sent from Indian agents, including John Dougherty, Anthony L. Davis, Congreve Jackson, Richard W. Cummins, Stephen Cooper and Joseph V. Hamilton, to the Superintendents of Indian Affairs, including George Maguire, Joshua Pilcher, and David D. Mitchell. Topics discussed include nominations for tribal blacksmiths, reports of alcohol abuse, annuities from the federal government, and funds needed to uphold provisions of various treaties, including the Treaty with the Delawares (1818) and the Treaty of Castor Hill (1832). A searchable, full-text (PDF) transcription is available under "External Links" below.

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