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Samuel J. Jones

Dates: 1856-1860

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.

  • Samuel J. Jones
  • Samuel J. Jones
Samuel J. Jones